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Motorists’ mobile phone use is today’s ‘drink-driving’, authorities say

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Victoria aiming to highlight the danger of driver distraction, saying it is being under-reported in crash statisticsMotorists on their phones is the “drink-driving” of this generation, with the distraction being under-reported in crash statistics, authorities say.Experts are meeting on Friday to solve Victoria’s soaring road death toll, which has reached 137 this year, compared with 88 at the same time in 2018. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/may/31/motorists-mobile-phone-use-is-todays-drink-driving-authorities-say

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Publish date : 2019-05-31 04:22:19

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