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مشاهدة النسخة كاملة : Rubbernecking German drivers could be hit by bigger fines


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11-21-2018, 11:00 AM
Growing obsession with filming accidents on mobile phones ‘is putting lives at risk’

German politicians are considering raising fines to almost €2,000 (£1,777) for drivers who fail to give way for emergency vehicles after a study found four out of five ambulance deployments were held up by an average of five minutes when trying to get through traffic.

Drivers’ failure to move aside to form a “rettungsgasse” or rescue lane in the middle of the road – a key rule to German motorway driving which motorists are taught when learning to drive – has been blamed on drivers looking at the incidents and filming them on their mobile phones.

Continue reading... (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/21/german-rubberneckers-could-face-bigger-fines)