In a bid to heighten awareness that driver distraction can be deadly, people across the country are being urged to take the Practise Safe Text Day pledge and nominate others to do the same.

Figures show that looking at your phone for just 2 seconds, means that you are effectively ‘driving blind’ for 33m if you are travelling at 60km/h

Road Safety Experts agree that despite having more speed cameras than ever before, the road toll continues to climb and mobile phones are a major contributing factor.

David Wood discusses a possible solution with Glenn Watson.

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