Dutch minister wants ban on smartphone use while cycling

Thursday 7 December 2017 | 13:52 CET | News
Dutch Minister of Industry and Public Works Cora van Mieuwenhuizen plans to next year submit a bill forbidding people to use their smartphone while biking. If the bill is adopted, the rule could go into effect in 2019. The minister said it will have to be “clear and enforceable.” 

In 2018, the ministry will also present a new campaign to promote the safe use of smartphones while driving automotobiles. The campaign will be developed together with over 40 other organisations.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Netherlands
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