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Fewer than four in 10 drivers aware of penalties for using a handheld phone

Fewer than four in 10 drivers aware of penalties for using a handheld phone

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC research also looked at the reasons drivers gave for either continuing to use a handheld phone while driving, or for finally deciding to ‘hang up’ their handheld phone for good

RAC comments - 6,000 drivers caught at least twice for driving distracted using a handheld phone

RAC comments - 6,000 drivers caught at least twice for driving distracted using a handheld phone

News   •   Dec 28, 2017 13:03 GMT

More than 6,000 motorists have been caught at least twice for driving while distracted, including using a mobile phone, in the past four years. Figures released by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in response to a Freedom of Information request by the Press Association highlight the problem of repeat offenders.

Only three in five drivers who use a handheld phone say causing an accident would make them kick the habit

Only three in five drivers who use a handheld phone say causing an accident would make them kick the habit

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2017 00:01 BST

New research for the RAC's Be Phone Smart campaign shines a light on what would motivate drivers to give up using a handheld phone for good

RAC calls on drivers to Be Phone Smart as mobile law gets tougher

RAC calls on drivers to Be Phone Smart as mobile law gets tougher

Press Releases   •   Mar 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

UK drivers urged to make an online pledge to stick to the law and not use a handheld phone while driving