Dr Graham Hole is the Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sussex specialising in fields of research such as age perception and aspects of road safety. Dr Gemma Briggs is also a Lecturer at the University of Sussex and is the Qualification Director for BSc Forensic Psychology at the University. 
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Why banning all mobile phone use by drivers would be a good idea

Why banning all mobile phone use by drivers would be a good idea

Mobile phone use when driving is still a widespread problem on our roads. However, as modern technology within cars has developed, so has other ways of communicating when driving. Hands-free is now widely available in modern cars and is legal, meaning that hand-held mobile phone use is less of an issue. Yet how safe is hands-free and how much of a distraction is it? Here Dr Graham Hole and Dr Gemma Briggs from the University of Sussex, blog on what they found from their research into hands-free phones. 

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