Mobile Phone use while driving

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Mobile Phone use while driving

Post by Davros » Sat May 26, 2018 1:17 pm

Preposterous article today in The Daily Mail announcing that because of them and a campaign by the AA the use of Mobiles when driving has plummeted.

Laughable, just watch any stream of traffic in Walton and there is an epidemic. I'd say there is more chance of getting hit by some prat texting or up dating their FaceBook page than a drunk driver.
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Re: Mobile Phone use while driving

Post by Lewy » Sat May 26, 2018 1:36 pm

The most worrying thing is that you read the Daily Mail Davros!









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Re: Mobile Phone use while driving

Post by Davros » Sat May 26, 2018 3:38 pm

I blame Mrs Davros :wink:
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Re: Mobile Phone use while driving

Post by musicalteapot » Tue May 29, 2018 4:24 pm

It's completely miseading as well. The survey didn't indicate that fewer people were doing it. It indicated that fewer people were issued with penalty notices. In the detail it does concede that the Police were suffering from reduced numbers...
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Re: Mobile Phone use while driving

Post by Benbow » Tue May 29, 2018 6:38 pm

This morning while waiting at red traffic lights in New Zealand Avenue by Bunnings, a car came Down on the outside of me and went straight across the lights without slowing down if something came out of The Heart or Bunnings a terrible accident could have happened. I regularly see cars turning left into the High Street from NZA could easily hit a pedestrian. I had to walk in Terrace Road the other day due to a van completely blocking the pavement, I often see pavements impassable due to inconsiderate parking. I see cars being ticketed through illegal parking. Every day you see cars speeding on Walton roads and motorists on the phone or eating and drinking whilst driving, etc. etc. Why do drivers think that motoring laws do not apply to them
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Re: Mobile Phone use while driving

Post by falkor » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:31 pm

too true

the closure of Walton Police Station can't have helped
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Re: Mobile Phone use while driving

Post by Tim » Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:25 pm

Benbow wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 6:38 pm
Why do drivers think that motoring laws do not apply to them
I think you mean *some* drivers. Otherwise your post loses impact in the same way that posts accusing all cyclists of jumping red lights does.
There are two paths you can go by, but in the long run there's still time to change the road you're on
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Re: Mobile Phone use while driving

Post by falkor » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:03 am

thankfully, the majority of drivers in UK are law abiding
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