Thousands of motorists are being caught using their phones while driving every day and there is a disturbing reason why people think they can get away with it.
Compared to speeding and drink driving, mobile phone distraction is a “major unaddressed source of road trauma”.
Campaigns warning about the dangers of phone use have ramped up in recent years, with the NSW Government even increasing the penalty for using a phone while driving from four demerit points to five.
The lack of a technological solution to this issue may be the reason drivers continue to break this rule so frequently.
Speed cameras and roadside drug and alcohol tests are a deterrent for many drivers, but until now there hasn’t really been technology specifically designed to catch distracted motorists.
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