20 March 2014

Bird says phone use in cars is 'bonkers'

#driverdistraction After more than a month with the Inuit in the Arctic, without being in contact with cars, broadcaster Charlie Bird told the Driver Distraction RSA Conference this morning that it was 'scarifying' to see how many drivers were using their phone when he came back to Ireland, writes Brian Byrne.

He told the Conference that it was 'absolutely bonkers', especially seeing how many of them were motorists with child seats in the back.

"It's stupid and silly, and I know we have all been guilty of it. But I do thing that we all have to stand up and change the culture."

The Conference in Dublin Castle continues this morning.