Video: Here's why you shouldn't text and drive...

Mark Nichol

As we've been reporting more frequently recently, phone driving is on the rise. Even though it's illegal and is a major cause of road accidents, it's still perceived my many - especially the young - as a 'lesser' driving offence.

If you believe that, you should watch the video below. A Belgian road safety group called Responsible Young Drivers, it decided to setup a test to show the affect of texting behind the wheel. It's a stark reminder, if it were needed, of how stupid this increasingly prevalent practice is.