DUBBO CITY LIFE
IN case you missed it, the NRMA has provided some chilling statistics on the scourge of mobile phone use while driving. The number of people caught using their phones illegally has increased almost 20 per cent in four years.
“If this behaviour doesn’t stop, the NRMA fears illegal phone use will become the next speeding or drink driving risk on our roads,” they said.
42,000 people were fined in the 12 months to June this year, and sadly it’s very likely that number will increase. New camera technology being rolled out will likely catch a lot more people and reveal that the problem is even worse than we think.
You’re at least four times more likely to crash when you’re using your mobile phone illegally.
It’s not worth it.