Seven in 10 Dutch support ban on phone use while cycling

Monday 23 January 2017 | 15:28 CET | News
Seventy percent of the Dutch support a ban on mobile phone use while cycling, according to the government. The Infrastructure & Environment ministry conducted a survey to assess support for a possible ban. Respondents were most in support of banning the use of a hand to manipulate a phone while cycling, at around 75 percent. Support for a ban on hands-free use was much less, at only 38 percent. Support for the ban increases with age: only around half of under-35s support the idea, while 70 percent of 35-55 year-olds were in favour.

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