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Police to introduce mobile phone detection warning signs
Release Date: 12-04-2019

  Mobile phone detection warning signs will be installed in two regions in England, following successful trials in 2018. Thames Valley and Hampshire will be amongst the first to introduce ...
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New DVLA figures on distracted driving
Release Date: 08-01-2018

According to new DVLA figures, 6,000 motorists have been caught twice using their mobile phone when in control of a vehicle. From the 48.2 million driving licence holders in Britain, 6,000 have ...
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Implementation of ‘Drive-Safe’ modes on smartphones by fleet managers.
Release Date: 16-08-2016

Implementation of ‘Drive-Safe’ modes on smartphones by fleet managers.  Each year there is at least 70 fatal accidents on British roads, where ‘distraction in vehi...
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Implementation of ‘Drive-Safe’ modes on smartphones by fleet managers.
Release Date: 16-08-2016

Implementation of ‘Drive-Safe’ modes on smartphones by fleet managers. Each year there is at least 70 fatal accidents on British roads, where ‘distraction in vehicles’ a...
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Toyota teams up with Oculus Rift
Release Date: 29-05-2015

Have you always been anxious about driving? Is it the loud noises around you?That text message on your phone? Or even just your friends/family that are in the car with you? Well there is now an ob...
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60% of drivers admit to eating and driving
Release Date: 20-02-2014

Road safety charity Brake and Direct Line are urging drivers to avoid eating food while driving. Research suggests that 62% (more than 6 in 10 people) of people eat at the wheel. Nearly a third (29...
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IAM warn against driving on autopilot
Release Date: 20-02-2014

The Institution of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has urged drivers against driving on autopilot. Recent surveys reveal that 10% of motorists can’t remember any part of their journey. 1,500 drive...
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Concentration is key to driving
Release Date: 11-02-2014

Concentration is key to driving, yet a recent poll by IAM has revealed that only sixty percent of drivers keep focused when behind the wheel. Young drivers were found to be the worst offenders, wi...
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Tune in to mobile phone danger when driving
Release Date: 26-11-2013

Driver distractions are one of the main causes for accidents on our roads, and in association with Road Safety Week, the Freight Transportation Association (FTA) is voicing the importance to driver...
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