First, some good news. Your phone can keep you safer.
A study in the Journal of Emergency Medicine that analysed emergency dispatches over an 11-year period revealed that 137 more lives were saved per 100,000 patients when people called emergency services from a mobile phone rather than from a landline.
They can be pretty handy in a pinch. The mobile phone can also be a bane, both to yourself and others. Take a look at the 10 mobile phone etiquette rules you should be following – but aren’t.