Are you driving? You shouldn’t be reading this then…

There’s a story from across the ‘pond’ today, in America the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which is the agency for investigating major accidents, has called for a complete ban on calling and texting whilst driving, even when using a handsfree device.

The article cites the fact that more than 3,000 people died last year in distraction-related crashes, the majority of these caused by people using a mobile phone. The NTSB is calling on all 50 states to ban the use of personal electronics while driving, and, contrary to early reports, it is proposing there be no exception for handsfree devices.

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