Checking messages at a red light.

Looking at Facebook in traffic.

Phone to the ear chatting.

You see others doing it – and perhaps you do it yourself. It might feel harmless, but so many shocking news headlines show us otherwise. It may not seem like it, but it’s been illegal to use a handheld phone at the wheel in Malta since 2003. And while the penalties for doing so are now much tougher, could you live with causing a tragic accident because you were distracted by your phone?

 

Help make Malta’s roads safer for all of us.

This summer, 89.7 Bay is reminding drivers to leave their phone alone when driving.

 

89.7 Bay is determined to make texting behind the wheel, seen too frequently on our roads, as socially unacceptable as drink driving.

 

Our road safety campaign has three main aims:

 

1. To help raise awareness, educate and inform the public to the dangers of using a mobile phone while driving.

 

2. To encourage Maltese businesses and local councils to help raise awareness of this major public issue.

 

3. Enlist the support of people from all walks of life in Malta, whoever they may be and remember this affects us all.

 

 

No Mobile, When Mobile

#PUTITAWAY an 89.7 Bay campaign © 2017