LONDON, September 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- * 20% of 18-24 year olds use their phone to text and email while driving * One in six motorists smoke at the wheel * One in five male motorists admit to displaying road rage behind the wheel * 25% of motorists eat and drink while driving * 30% of drivers break the speed limit in built up areas Up to 20% of 18-24 year olds admit to using their phones to email and text while driving and 23% make and receive calls on their mobiles when they're behind the wheel - despite the potentially lethal consequences, new figures released today reveal.
What does BTW stand for?
BTW stands for Behind the Wheel
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- Back to Wall (toilet style)
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- Bak-Tang-Wiesenfeld Sandpile (physics)
- Balls to the Wall
- Barbarian: Total War (game mod)
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- Bearing to Waypoint
- Before the War
- Belasting op Toegevoegde Waarde (Dutch: Tax On Added Value)
- Belasting Toegevoegde Waarde (Dutch: value added tax)
- Below the Waist
- Below the Water
- Better Than Wolves (gaming)
- Between the Wars
- Between The Words
- Beyond Tears Worldwide (Christian humanitarian and development organization)
- Beyond the Wall
Samples in periodicals archive:
She told the Al-Watan newspaper she was ready to get behind the wheel as soon as the government in Riyadh gives women the right to do so.
F the many questions thrown up by our Oreport today about killer driver Graeme Eden, one stands out: How on earth was this man ever allowed to be behind the wheel at the time he killed his girlfriend Victoria Little?
And after a round of introductions, Matt Mullins, the lead instructor, gives a brief description of the lessons to be learned and the challengessss and goals to be met behind the wheel of the manual and SMG models of the BMW M3 (333hp) and BMW M5 (507 hp).
The parents of a teenager killed by a drunk driver have launched a campaign urging people to think twice before getting behind the wheel after having a drink.
Th research showed that men are more likely to chat on the phone while they are driving than women, with 39% compared to 27% admitting to using their mobile while behind the wheel.
Byline: Lindsay Fergus IT is hard to believe that 20 per cent of drivers are getting behind the wheel of a car after a few drinks in the run-up to Christmas.
According to the survey, 46% of respondents report expressing their anger at other drivers while behind the wheel and, interestingly, of those people who express their anger while behind the wheel (by shouting or swearing, using hand gestures, cutting off other drivers or speeding)--more than 50% also talk on their cell phones while driving.