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Drivers Still Using Mobile Phones Despite New Penalties

Compact Cars, Bridgend

May 31, 2017 at 9:17 AM


During the four weeks since the new punishments came into force, UK police forces have penalised nearly 6,000 motorists. This figure is expected to be on the low side, as seven forces did not respond to the Press Association's Freedom of Information request, it is also likely some incidents were not logged in time.

Campaigners say that the findings show many drivers are still ignoring warnings about the dangers of using their phone whilst driving, despite the risk of harsher punishments.

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