6% of drivers say mobiles are unacceptable

Just 6 per cent of motorists regard using a mobile phone while driving as highly socially unacceptable, according to a ­survey.

And 13 per cent of drivers aged 18-14 see drink-diving as more socially acceptable than five years ago, the poll from the 1st Central Insurance company found.

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The survey of 2,000 motorists of all ages also showed that 38 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds thought driving under the influence of drugs was more unacceptable than driving under the influence of alcohol.