Why Do People Lose Their Phones In Taxis?

Chances are if you own a mobile phone and take taxis regularly, you’ve experienced at least one moment of blind panic when you realise you’ve left the phone behind. But just why does that happen?Picture by Lars Ploughman

We know from earlier surveys that at least a third of Australians have had this experience. And yes, alcohol is likely to have been involved in many instances, but I’d like to know just how many. So here’s a poll:

Feel free to expand on your mobile phone taxi nightmare experience in the comments.

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