All UK drivers face £200 fine after Highway Code rule…

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All UK drivers face £200 fine after Highway Code rule…

All UK drivers face £200 fine after Highway Code rule change on January 29
2022-01-14 08:46:00
Every driver has been warned they face £200 fine under changes to the Highway Code this month. From January 29, drivers who touch their mobile phone could face £200 fines and six points. Anybody found scrolling a playlist, playing a game or taking images or footage using their phones is running the risk of being hit by the fine, Birmingham Live reports. Click here for the latest UK news Ryan Fulthorpe, car insurance expert at GoCompare, has warned: “With the trial showing the shocking number of people breaking road laws while driving, it is clear that more needs to be done to enforce these safety measures to keep the roads as safe as possible for all road users. “If the number of drivers caught using their phones continues to reflect the data suggested from the trial, we hope that the ability to effectively penalise those breaking the rules will act as a powerful deterrent to dangerous driving. New driving laws come into force this month (Image: HDM) “Hopefully, with more accurate and conscientious monitoring of road safety, we will continue to see the number of offences fall and safer roads as a result.” The only exception to the law is when you may use your phone to pay for something (tolls, drive-throughs) while the car is stationary. Elsewhere on that date, Rule H1 comes into effect with the aim of ensuring a more mutually respectful and considerate culture of safe and effective road use that benefits all users. Get the latest news direct to your inbox by signing up for updates here. Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will auto-play soon8CancelPlay now

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