A fifth (22%) of people polled said they "strongly agree" that using a phone behind the wheel - even with a hands-free kit
- is dangerous, while a further 28% "agreed" with the statement.
However, one in five UK drivers (20%) said they had made a phone call while driving without using a hands-free kit
, something which is now prohibited under UK law.
Mr Faughnan said: "Even if you have a hands-free kit
in your car, engaging in any conversation increases your risk of being involved in some kind of incident.
This is the first high-throughput, hands-free kit
available to co-isolate high yields of both DNA and RNA, the firm noted.
Just as worrying is the belief that using a hands-free kit
is a safe alternative.
EVERY car should be fitted with a compulsory mobile phone hands-free kit
, a top cop said.
The model features 16-inch gunmetal alloys, sports body-kit, front fog-lamps and privacy glass, and interiors with a TomTom navigation system, Bluetooth hands-free kit
, electric rear windows and climate control.
Just 12% of respondents said that they would never make a phone call while driving without the use of a hands-free kit
and only 3% said that they would never access their phone at all when on the road.
For example, I recently shopped at my local Harvey Normans to look for a hands-free kit
so I could use my phone while driving.
They obviously spend all their hard earned pocket money on their flash, gas guzzlers and have nothing left to spare a few quid to buy a hands-free kit
Between 10pm on Sunday August 2 and 10am on Monday August 3 two coats, a mobile hands-free kit
and a sat nav were stolen from an unlocked car parked on Wallace Grove in Swalwell, Gateshead.
The CV 9040 from Bury Technologies is a voice-controlled Bluetooth hands-free kit
with plug-and-play fitting.