There’s always one. You’re topping up your car at the filling station and the tannoy crackles into life asking a driver to put their mobile phone away – immediately.
So why is it so important to leave the mobile in the car while you top up with highly flammable liquid?
Most scientists agree, that despite the scare stories and myths, our phones aren’t actually a fire hazard at all, reports the Bristol Post.
So why is the regulation still upheld at most petrol stations across Plymouth and the UK?