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Keep your hands off that phone


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017

Dangerous move: A motorist caught talking on his phone while driving.

Dangerous move: A motorist caught talking on his phone while driving.

PETALING JAYA: Using your smartphone at the wheel can be more dangerous than driving under the influence of alcohol, said a Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) board member.

Prof Dr Wong Shaw Voon, who is also a former Miros director-general, said studies have shown that using mobile devices while driving slows down a driver’s reaction time.

   

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