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Q: But aren't mobile phones the number cause of crashes?
A: In fact drinking and tiredness are by far the most common causes of accidents. Take a look at these accident statistics from Monash University Accident Research Centre in Australia.
|MUARC study of 340 casualty crashes in VIC and NSW 2000-2011|
|3.20%||Failed to look|
|1.5%||Looked but failed to see|
|1.4%||Animal or insect in vehicle|
|0.9%||Using a mobile phone|
|0.90%||Adjusting vehicle systems|
|0.90%||Looking at vehicle systems|
|0.3%||Searching for object|
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