Centre for Road Safety

Mobile phone detection cameras (30 secs)

[A close-up shows a woman driving wih both hands on the wheel.]

[We hear an alert tone on a mobile phone signal an incoming message.]

[The woman checks in the rear-vision mirror before taking a hand off the wheel to pick up her mobile phone illegally and read the message.]

Narrator: The next time you think you can illegally handle your mobilw phone while driving and get away with it, think again.

[A different view, from over the woman's shoulder, shows the mobile phone screen as she texts a reply.]

[As we hear the sound of a camera shutter, an overhead shot shows the front seat cabin area of the car, clearly showing the woman holding the mobile phone as she drives with one hand on the wheel. Yellow markers show the camera target area, focusing on the hand and mobile phone.]

Narrator: Phone detection cameras are now in operation.

[A man is shown driving with both hands on the wheel when he hears his mobile phone buzz.]

[He takes one hand off the wheel to pick up his phone and answer the call via speaker-phone.]

Man: Hello.

Narrator: Don't get caught illegally handling your mobile phone while driving.

[A close-up over the man's shoulder shows him holding the phone illegally while he is on the call.]

[We hear a camera shutter as an overhead shot shows the front seat cabin area of the car, clearly showing the man holding the mobile phone as he drives with one hand on the wheel. Yellow markers show the camera target area, focusing on the hand and mobile phone.]

[A series of mobile phone detection camera shots show multiple drivers photographed using their mobile phone illegally.]

Narrator: Know the rules.

End frame: Know the rules

Logos: NSW Government, Towards Zero.

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