Dutch road safety institute starts five-year study into smartphone use and traffic accidents

Wednesday 6 December 2017 | 21:57 CET | News
Dutch insurance company Interpolis and the Dutch Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV) have published a study into the use of smartphones in the car. The Barometer for 2017 shows that 65 percent of Dutch people use their telephone while in traffic; 76 percent say that they find their own use of mobile phones while in traffic to be dangerous. There appears to be a reasonable awareness of the dangers of telephone use during traffic participation; nevertheless, the phone is still frequently used. SWOV will be measuring attitudes five years in a row, in research sponsored by Interpolis, which

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