iPhone users are most dangerous behind the wheel says survey

In a survey conducted last week, this column uncovered the truth about iPhone users; they make the worst drivers. The survey was conductedon two separate occasions on the same stretch ofroad. Cycling against the traffic, from Chobham to Kingston in Surrey, researchers counted the number of motorists

In a survey conducted last week, this column uncovered the truth about iPhone users; they make the worst drivers.

The survey was conducted on two separate occasions on the same stretch of road.

Cycling against the traffic, from Chobham to Kingston in Surrey, researchers counted the number of motorists who were driving while consulting their mobile phones.

80 per cent of those who took their eyes off the road to look at their smartphone were iPhone owners.

The other one (20 per cent) looked like a Blackberry user. You know the type.

The results didn't surprise me, who conducted the bicycle based research. 

"IPhone users are a menace on the road, and should pay extra road tax," I said, before calling on the government to act. "I call on the government to act," I said.

This was first published in August 2011

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