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Phone to get next summer from fiddling with the wheel, when the car stood at the traffic lights – road safety oppose the law change

WhatsApp messages to ring from the phone while behind the wheel.

so, are you Tempted to phone the glance, even though it is forbidden? Don't worry, point your phone to fiddle with, for example, at a traffic light.

Next June the new road traffic law statement of reasons (you move to another service) (Parliament) according to the technical device, i.e. for example, phone use should be allowed when the vehicle is stationary, inter alia, traffic lights or other traffic stopped because of.

the Device operating at a standstill should not, however, mind the future situation in the preparation.

by the way, the new road traffic act (you move to another service) (Finlex) the law of technical equipment use in transport is largely the same as in earlier road transport law: a power-driven vehicle driver is not allowed while driving used as a communication instrument, holding it in his hand.

Even if the law is going to loose more in the direction of, at least in 2014, making it the latest traffic safety research, (you move to another service) Finnish views on the use of your phone traffic was tight.

Up to four of the five had at the time of texting and social browsing while driving as a serious or very serious infringement. Severity it was considered to be driving without a license and a red light to driving relative.

"I don't see a change any good or justified reason"

passenger Transport Kimmo Kiiski has been the new law päävalmistelija of transport and communications ministry. According to him, communication media usage, the new regulation is not really problematic.

it's not About traffic safety, when the car is not moving. Any device still does not get used so that it will harm your attention or the flow of traffic.

Also the parliament does not see the problem of communication with the use of related law processing stage, it adopted the board's proposal as such.

the traffic safety president and ceo Anna-Liisa Tarvainen not like the new interpretation of good, but should the law in the text of the ban as such.

I don't see a change any good or justified reason. For example, the traffic lights have all sorts of walkers, and the cell phone becomes unnecessary load on attention.

Tarvaisen according to the police to be given the task situations interpret what is harmful use and what is not. Transport security, according to (you move to another service) the phone use to prolong the reaction time of half a second.

Ruff raise the issue of how much the car has a variety of technical devices and systems already now. The phone is no longer mentioned in the text of the law, but the law speaks in general terms of the communication tools.

Vehicles rattling digitalisation and automation contribute to the fact that the law is difficult to set a limit to what devices are permitted and what are prohibited. All driving early action to affect vigilance. Everything to do with can not deny, Ruff said.

road traffic law, any technical device or system should not be used so that the use of compromised traffic or harm it.Timo Sihvonen / Yle

Inattention is Kiiskin according to the greater problems of traffic for all road users: not only car drivers but also pedestrians and biking.

the future of law look Kiiskin according also to the future, as vehicles of reform, as well as technical devices are increasing and evolving all the time.

Suffer the traffic congestion?

the Oulu police traffic unit director Pasi Rissanen is surprised to hear his interpretation of the law for the first time.

Accidents in addition Rissanen is concerned about how the law change affects the traffic flow in cities. Divided attention the smartphone and traffic with a take concentration off the road.

– we will see if the traffic lights delayed the departure of more and more. Then the intersection't get through necessarily anywhere near that amount, what transport planning is planned.

in the Future the police should not interfere with your phone use Rissanen's according to the just-at that stage, for example, when the light sent of delayed the phone due to the use.

smart devices, have exacerbated the situation on the phone regarding the use of traffic. Commonplace text messaging has increased significantly.

the transport security managing director Anna-liisa tarvainen suspects Rissanen way traffic flow, if traffic lights let's use the example phone.

how Many somettaja drop your phone in the intersection when the light turns and leaves smoothly moving?

Kajaani driving instructor Jon Kurkinen to remind, that although the device would only use the intersection, attention is already before the stop of the cellphone and on the other hand, also, after.

driving school Kurkinen told to guide her to put the phone always on silent when I drive my car. Teaching situations can well see how people lose focus, if the sound you got stuck on.

It cause the feeling that your phone is necessary to meet, even if it was really that important message or call.

What do you think of the new law? Discussion on the topic of clock 22 up!

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