Young people are more likely to use their mobile phones while driving than older motorists, a survey suggests.
The poll for driving safety charity Brake found 49% of 17-24 year olds had been in work calls while on the road, compared with 17% for all age groups.
About 35% of young people said they had spoken to family, and 21% with friends – compared with 23% and 15% overall.
Brake asked about hand-held and hands-free calls. They are both a distraction “risking devastating crashes”, it said.
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