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The aim of this report was to investigate people’s attitude to use of mobile phones while driving. A Survey on attitude towards the use of mobile phones while driving was conducted. The results indicate the majority of people use a mobile phones while driving. The reports conclude that using mobile phones while driving is unsafe and can lead to the accidents. It is recommended that Government develops a strong policy regarding the banning of using mobile phones while driving.
There has been a massive increase in the use of mobile phones while driving over past few years and there is very high indication that this will increase. According to research, almost 93% of drivers in Australia carry mobile phones and 59% reported using their phones while driving, with 31% of drivers reading and 14% sending text messages. In addition, 28% of drivers surveyed reported using a hands free kit.
Hypothesis 1: Females are more likely to use social media on their phones whilst driving.
Hypothesis 2: Males are more likely to answer their mobile phone while driving holding the phone.
Hypothesis 3: Passengers are more inclined to say yes that they feel unsafe whilst the driver of the motor vehicle is utilizing the hand held device.
This research was conducted by questionnaire and investigating people’s attitude on using mobile phones while driving. Students were supposed to create suitable questions related to use of mobile phones and driving. They were to figure out what sort of activities people carried out while driving like using for phoning, reading-sending texts, as a hands free kit and so on. At total of 50 people were asked with different questions related to the same topic. Fifty drivers were surveyed at UWS college of Quakers Hill on the 1st of August 2013 in order to determine the level of mobile...