Three-quarters of Greek motorists talk on phone while driving

Over three-quarters (76%) of Greek drivers talk on the phone and 84% of them use their smartphone for other purposes like watching videos while driving, according to an Ipsos survey for the Vinci Autoroutes Foundation, released last month.

In the poll, over 12,000 motorists from 11 European countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and the UK) were asked about their driving habits, for the 13th European Responsible Driving Barometer.

The data showed 92% of Greek drivers consider other drivers to be dangerous.

Almost one in ten (9%) of Greek drivers admit to driving while drunk while 15% said they have caused an accident due to excessive alcohol consumption.

One in ten drivers said they have driven after having smoked cannabis or used other drugs.

Over a quarter (26%) confirmed that they have...

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