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Report shows big increase in number of people using mobile handsets to shop

Retail Excellence, the largest retail representative body, has released the results of its ‘December eCommerce Dashboard Report’, which monitors online sales trends in Ireland.

Britain leads fight against use of phones while driving

Much tougher penalties came into force in England, Scotland, and Wales last month for the illegal use of mobile phones while driving.

Is managing your neck pain part of your daily routine?

We all can agree that the use of computers and cell phones as part of our daily lives and work has become increasingly prominent. Banking, social media, work/school assignments, the list goes on and on. Common symptoms associated with neck pain are:

Mobile phone use is most hated of driver bad habits

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A survey of Irish motorists carried out by tyre manufacturer Continental shows that other drivers’ use of a hand-held mobile phone while behind the wheel is the single most annoying bad habit on the road.

Mobile phone is most hated of driver bad habits

The other most annoying habits that irked respondents included: Overtaking illegally or dangerously (47.7 per cent); driving too slowly (44.1 per cent); not indicating or generally bad lane use (43.2 per cent); and breaking the speed limit (40 per cent).

Multi-tasking while driving ‘detrimental’ to driving performance

Multi-tasking while driving can have a “detrimental” effect on the quality and accuracy of driving performance, according to a new report produced by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL).

Smart phone users need to be prudent, says Phone Doc

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Phone Doc, specialists in mobile phone repairs and accessories, says more smart phone users are getting caught by exceeding their allocated data plan.

Drivers texting cause near misses on the road

Sending or reading mobile phone texts has been identified as the most common dangerously distracting activity for drivers on Ireland’s roads.

McNelis warns against criminal gang targeting city smartphones

Smartphones are a major target for thiefs and the public must take care and be vigilant according to Labour city councillor Niall McNelis.

‘Hands-free’ phone use legal, but still a bad habit

If there is one fool proof way to drive another motorist mad it is to use a mobile phone. It really is one of those behaviours that seems to get right under people’s skin. You can see it every day. Stand on a roundabout in any Irish town and in minutes you will see examples of the ‘one armed bandits’ – phone in one hand and steering wheel in the other.

 

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