The problem andwhy action has to be taken
Most people check their phones 150 times a day
88% of people check their phones while driving
Distracted drivers are 23 times more likely to crash
Smartphone users pay for convenience
Having a vehicle or employee out of commission because of a crash can be a huge hit on revenue; increasing insurance rates, slowing down the workforce and reducing profits.
of commercial vehicle crashes involve distracted driving
Distracted driving collisions per year
Average cost to fleet owner per crash, plus increased insurance premiums and lost productivity; excluding reputational damage
The problem explained
#1 Distraction in a vehicle is a mobile phone
Distracted Driving is the #1 cause of crashes, injuries and fatalities
In our always connected society, drivers can’t resist the ‘URGE’ to check their phones when driving.
First hand-held phone offence in the UK is 6 points + £200. 2 offences in 3 years, results in license disqualification
Nothing is working as drivers will not change their behaviour