2016 saw the share of British drivers admitting to using their mobile phones while driving climb dramatically. Back in 2014, a mere 8 percent of drivers said they made or received calls behind the wheel and in 2016, that grew to 31 percent. Interestingly, 14 percent of British driving used their smartphones to take photos or videos from behind the wheel, according to the RAC.
This chart shows attitudes of drivers in the UK to handheld mobile phone use while driving.
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