Tag : mobile phones
Convictions for traffic offenses in England and Wales increased in 2016, continuing a trend which began in 2014, according to IAM Roadsmart.
Mobile phone detecting technology that can be used to monitor drivers who illegally use phones while behind the wheel is being rolled out by the Australian … Read More »
The number of drivers caught on their mobile phone fell 39% in 2017 following the 1 March introduction of tougher penalties.
Police forces across England and Wales are redoubling their efforts to catch drivers using mobile phones under a week-long campaign from today.
A hard-core of drivers are persisting in using handheld phones behind the wheel despite the increase in penalties last March.
New technology that can pick up if drivers are using a phone and activate a warning sign is imminently being launched on UK roads.
Nearly one in four drivers in Britain still illegally make or receive calls while driving, despite the doubling of penalties for the offence in March 2017.