Tough new mobile phone driving laws come into force on…

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Tough new mobile phone driving laws come into force on Friday – with £200 fines
2022-03-23 11:24:00
The laws on driving while using a mobile phone change on Friday which means there is a lot more you won't be able to do. While making a call or texting on your phone while driving has been illegal for some time loopholes in the law have been exploited. One driver was found not guilty of the offence – when he used his phone to film a collision – because he wasn’t using the device for communication. But new rules coming into force will hopefully close such loopholes and avoid a £200 fine along with six penalty points. The new rules will mean touching such a device for any reason – such as checking the time, looking at notifications or scrolling through music will also be banned. Read more: Early morning cash machine ram-raid shocks 'quiet little' East Yorkshire town In 2020, the Department for Transport reported 17 people were killed on British roads in crashes involving drivers distracted by mobile phones. A further 114 people

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