VIDEO: Hilariously awkward way to stop drivers texting


It is not your phone you're looking for.

In a brilliant yet uncomfortably hilarious push to stop drivers from texting while behind the wheel, the NZ Transport Safety Agency has unveiled a sure-fire solution.

When your driver -- whether it's your mate, family member or child -- reaches out for their phone, hold their hand.

And if you want to stare longingly at them and sing Lionel Ritchie's Hello, then all the better.