Get the facts
Using a mobile phone while driving multiplies your risk of a serious crash by four2. The true extent to which distractions (including mobile phones) contribute to road crashes is likely to be higher than the figures above because drivers may not admit to police they were distracted at the time of the crash.
Get the rules for mobile phone use in cars and by bicycle riders, and information on the enforcement cameras in this section.
Learn more about on how to leave your phone alone when driving.
Is it worth it?
So, if you or your passengers aren’t wearing seatbelts or not wearing them properly, or if you’re using your phone illegally while driving, tough penalties apply.
Leave your phone alone
If you use your phone illegally while driving, you’re just as dangerous as a drink driver.
Are you as dangerous as a drunk driver?
Are you driving blind?