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One in 10 German drivers uses phone at wheel - study

Wednesday 14 September 2016 | 11:21 CET | News
One in ten drivers uses her or his phone behind the wheel, most frequently to use apps, according to a recent study by the Technical University in Braunschweig. Researchers found out that motorists use their phones twice as much on motorways as in city traffic. Compared with a study in 2015, the amount of drivers distracted by typing on their phones has decreased to 2.3 percent from 4.3 percent.

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