mobile phones

Road Safety
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Hands-free and hand-held phone debate misses the point

By Shaun Helman This morning’s Transport Committee report on driving and mobile phones is to be welcomed, for focusing our…

Legislation & Regulation
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Could texting from the passenger seat cost you £200 and 6 points?

Motorists who are supervising learner drivers could find themselves lumbered with fines of £200 and six penalty points if caught…

Road Safety
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Attention deficit – Millions of drivers causing road collisions when using mobile phones

Nearly 2.7 million drivers had a collision or veered off road when distracted by mobile phone 24% of drivers still…

Legislation & Regulation
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Hands-free mobile phone use while driving is just as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol

This week, the Transport Committee held an evidence session to assess if the laws on using a mobile phone while…

Other
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Trucker making mobile card payment among 3,000 caught by HGV supercabs

Footage shows M40 lorry driver using both hands to hold credit card and mobile Over 3,500 offences recorded by Highways…

Road Safety
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A quarter of Millennials admit using social media when behind the wheel

Despite the threat of six penalty points on their licence, being a danger to everyone else on the road and…