WhatsApp, PokémonGo and Tinder being used by people in Finland while driving

Use of smartphones while driving is seen by many countries as an offence owing to the issues that may arise due to inattentive driving including death. Despite this people around the world continue using their phones while driving for activities. While these activities may range from placing a call to playing games, there is little information on what motorists actually do with their smartphones while driving. Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä tracked how Finnish drivers use their smartphones while driving. Drivers seem to use the same applications in traffic as elsewhere, without much moderation. Unexpectedly, heavy smartphone users even …

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