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Greater Manchester Fire Service give backing to Brake's campaign to stop people using mobile devices while driving.
A campaign launched by the charity Brake calls on drivers across the North West to tune into road safety, to prevent appalling crashes caused by multitasking at the wheel. They're urging drivers to turn off their phones or put them in the boot.
67,000 North West drivers have points on their licence for using their mobile phone at the wheel or being otherwise distracted. 1 in 15 of these drivers have 6 points or more for driving distracted and 4 in 5 are male. 6 in 10 school children report being driven by a driver talking on a phone