Driving and mobile phones – Update

Driving and mobile phones – Update

Since December 1st 2003 it has been illegal to drive whilst using a hand held mobile phone, however on March 1st 2017 the penalty increased. Even if you are driving safely, if caught, you could now receive a fine of £200 and 6 penalty points on your driving licence. 6 points would mean losing your licence if you’re less than two years from passing your test and anyone refusing to accept the fixed penalty could result in court proceedings.

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