New warning over hands-free mobile phones

14.58 | 27 March 2009 |

Driver reaction time – such as the time taken to apply the brakes or steer away from danger – are significantly slower when driving while using a hands-free mobile phone, than when driving while over the legal alcohol limit (Roadsafe newsletter, March 2009).

The findings come from a study by Transport Research Laboratory for the car insurer Direct Line.

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