Studies have been done to assess drivers reactions, concentration levels, observational skills and visual behaviour whilst talking on a hands free mobile. They were compared with studies done whilst drivers talked to a passengers and used vehicles ancillary controls e.g wipers, fans etc.
Results show it is more dangerous to talk on a hands free than to talk to a passenger.
Remember a driver can still be prosecuted under the Road Traffic Act (1988) sections 2 and 3, if they fail to maintain proper control of their vehicle.
THINK ! Is it really vital to take or make that call ?
Studies have shown that 45% of Drivers text whilst driving a motor vehicle.
The human brain reacts 35% slower to any situation whilst a driver is texting !
DON'T put yourself and your passengers at risk for the sake of sending or reading a message.