Motoring: No calls please, I'm driving

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Motorists using mobile phones are four times more likely to have accidents than others, a survey suggests. Even those with in-car phones that did not need to be hand-held were far more likely to have accidents than those in phone-free vehicles, it claimed.

The survey of 700 drivers with car phones, conducted by two Canadian doctors and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, concluded that mobile phones made accidents more likely not because drivers' hands were occupied but because concentration was distracted.