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A worrying minority of drivers freely admit to using their smartphone while behind the wheel. According to a new survey by used car specialists HPL Motors, more than one in five people have used a non-hands-free mobile phone to take a call or text whilst driving. A second survey revealed that more than one in 10 people had …

  1. 's water music

    buzzfeed ftw

    is this one of those periodic unfunny listicle parodies that I haven't got or is this click bait really so threadbare?

  2. Ilsa Loving

    I dunno...

    Sounds like the kind of problem that will sort itself out over time, all on it's own.

    1. Soruk

      Re: I dunno...

      Darwin FTW.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    If 1 in 5 admit it

    Probably another 1 or 2 in 5 do it but won't admit it.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Using your phone while driving is distracting sure, no argument there but..

    "one in 10 people had listened to music through headphones when in control of a vehicle."

    So.. what's so bad about this? Listening to music does not prevent you from concentrating (or at least it doesn't for me).

    Generally speaking it doesn't matter if you can hear your surroundings or not while driving, so long as you watch your mirrors, watch the road and pay attention you won't cause an accident. Headphones or not.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What's deadlier?

    Pokemon Go or Tesla Autopilot?

    1. MrDamage Silver badge

      Re: What's deadlier?

      Technically, Tesla's autopilot is deadlier. It will take your life.

      Pokemon Go shows you didn't have a life to start with.


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