Hundreds of thousands of motorists are using their mobile phones at the wheel to access Facebook and other social networking websites, an official survey has found. More than 500,000 motorists used their mobile phones while driving last year, an increase of almost 50 per cent since 2008. The rise is being fuelled by the "addiction" to social networking websites, particularly among young people.
In other news, over a third of parents want to see the legal minimum driving age raised to 20. The RAC says such a system would be "unworkable", calling instead for motoring education to start in the school classroom. Let us know what you think!
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