Car Hire Company Warns of New Driving Danger from Video iPods

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* About 1 in 3 drivers have seen another driver viewing a video on an iPod or DVD player while driving

* 1 in 5 drivers know about mischances/risky driving brought about by a driver viewing a video

iPod recordings are making another risk on England’s streets as indicated by auto contract comparator, which is cautioning drivers not to be enticed to watch video downloads while driving.

In a late client survey the organization found that about 1 in 3 drivers had seen another driver viewing a video on an iPod or DVD player while driving on the UK’s streets and motorways, underlining the expanding utilization of versatile innovation in autos.

The survey likewise found that 1 in 5 drivers know about a mishap or unsafe driving brought on via auto and lorry drivers viewing a video, highlighting the risks of watching movies, television projects and video podcasts on the streets.

Gareth Robinson, overseeing executive of, says: "While everybody thinks about the perils of drink driving, or notwithstanding driving while attempting to drink hot espresso, the rise of the iPod video has made another arrangement of risks for street clients. Our survey highlights the developing seriousness of the issue, and all the more should be done to teach drivers and other street clients about the risks postured.

"We’ve heard reports of drivers being seen with an iPod held in a hands free unit for simplicity of watching, or notwithstanding being taped to a directing wheel. The threats this stances to street clients represent themselves. Any driver not completely focusing out and about is a risk, and with the notoriety of the most recent iPods it is essential that the issue is taken seriously." was voted Best Auto Contract Site in the 2008 Travolution honors, and thinks about costs from more than 35 driving rental suppliers including Alamo, Spending plan, Occasion Automobiles, and Thrifty.

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About was propelled in February 2003 and developed to end up distinctly one of the UK’s driving on the web auto enlist organizations by 2006.

In 2007 the organization re-propelled its website to make the primary major online cost comparator in the travel business. Utilizing the most recent innovation the webpage now looks up to 35 changed auto enlist sites, giving a fair-minded examination of the best costs accessible in more than 9,000 areas.

Sites sought incorporate Alamo, Spending plan, EasyCar, Ebookers, Hertz, Occasion Automobiles, Opodo, Sixt and Thrifty, with the site rapidly contrasting costs and permitting clients with refine their hunt via auto sort.

The site additionally highlights more than 5,000 pages of travel data in a smaller than normal guide organize.

In 2008 was voted Best Auto Contract Site in the Travolution Grants. To book or for additional data visit

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