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Drivers admit to talking while behind the wheel

Briefs | 10/23/2008 5:00 pm EDT

Despite knowing the risks of using a cell phone while driving, many Canadians succumb to temptation: as 52 per cent of drivers who have cell phones admit to using them while behind the wheel, according to the results of a survey done by Ipsos Reid for RBC Insurance. The survey suggests that nine-in-ten Canadians drivers (86%) don’t
approve of using a cell phone when driving, but almost all drivers (95%) report having seen other people talking on cell phones while on the road.

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