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Thread: Mobile Phones and Driving Tips
04-23-2009, 09:08 AM #1
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- Feb 2009
Mobile Phones and Driving TipsMobile phones provide considerable benefits. For instance, it gives you the ability to call emergency services, access weather and traffic information; is a means of security for lone drivers, and allows you be in touch, on the move
Do's while driving
- Switch off your mobile phone and use voicemail wherever possible.
- In the event of being in a call while driving, inform the caller that you are driving and keep the conversation brief.
- Use an earpiece in high-traffic or noisy locations. That lets you hear the amplification, or how loud you sound at the other end, so you can modulate your voice.
Don'ts while driving
- If you need to make an urgent call, use a hands-free device.
- Ask your co- passenger, if any, to manage your calls for you.
- Never send or read text messages while driving.
- Do not use a handheld mobile phone or any other communications device while driving.
For added calling convenience
- To combat fatigue on a long journey, take regular breaks. Utilise the break time more effectively, by making or receiving calls.
- Save the important contact numbers into your phone memory before you set out. You can also assign speed dial to those numbers.
- Make the most of voice command options for dialling.
Tips on keeping mobile phone safe
- Do not drop your mobile handset.
- Never leave your mobile phone unattended.
- Consider using a hands-free device.
- Do not have any emotional conversations in public.
Enjoy your drive