Press Releases • Mar 01, 2018 00:01 GMT
One in five (19%) UK firms say their employees have been involved in an accident while driving for work due to using a handheld phone at the wheel, according to new research*. RAC Business has revealed the findings from its survey of 1,000 UK businesses, carried out across all fleet sizes and sectors, to highlight current attitudes to handheld mobile phone use and driving for work.
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2017 00:01 GMT
14,160 drivers were caught for the offence – which now carries a penalty of six points and a £200 fine – between March and May 2017, down from 15,861 who were stopped between December 2016 and February 2017
Press Releases • Sep 21, 2017 00:01 BST
New research from the RAC's Report on Motoring shines a light on some UK drivers' continued addiction to using a handheld phone
Press Releases • Sep 11, 2017 10:03 BST
Brake, the RAC's Be Phone Smart campaign and a number of other organisations sign a letter calling on mobile phone OS companies to bring in a standard 'drive safe' mode
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
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
Press Releases • Dec 30, 2016 11:49 GMT
The RAC is urging motorists to make it their New Year’s resolution to stop using a handheld mobile phone while driving.
Press Releases • Sep 15, 2016 00:01 BST
One in five think it is acceptable to check social media while sat in stationary traffic
Press Releases • Jun 13, 2016 00:01 BST
New research finds half of motorists believe the current penalties of a fine and points for illegal mobile phone use should be more severe
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2016 00:01 BST
Thirteen years after the introduction of the a law forbidding use of a handheld phone at the wheel, new RAC research shows the behaviour is far from being stamped out.
Press Releases • Oct 19, 2015 00:01 BST
Fewer motorists are being prosecuted for using their mobile phone while driving than ever before, despite official figures showing a persistent number of drivers still using a phone at the wheel