Oct
17th

Why shouldn’t you use your phone while driving?

Categories: Learner resources, Road safety, Rules | Tags: , , ,

YouTube user Azahn Munas has posted a video highlighting the dangers of driving while distracted by your mobile phone.

We’ve recently written about how the high levels of accidents among young drivers have led the ABI (Association of British Insurers) to call for radical changes to the way we learn to drive, and how driving while distracted causes nearly a million crashes a year. With Britain’s young drivers up to 10 times more likely to have an accident than their more practiced counterparts, shocking YouTube videos like these are a great way to spread awareness of the potential dangers of distracted driving and, in turn, increase road safety.

So, if you’ve ever asked, “why shouldn’t you use your phone while driving?”, here’s your answer!