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Texting, Being Sociable

I love to stay connected, without my phone I would DIE. I’m always across what’s going on, being out of touch just isn’t an option. I can use my phone with one hand, so what’s the issue? The other is for driving, right?

Lucy needs to stop using her phone while driving

The Facts

As of March 2017, the penalty for using a hand-held mobile at the wheel in the UK has increased to an on-the spot fine of £200 and six points added to the offender’s driving licence.

After interacting with an information system such as a phone or other device, it can take nearly half a minute to regain full attention.

Your reaction times are two times slower if you text and drive than if you drink drive, and this increases to three times if you use a handheld phone.