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DfT announces further clampdown on phone use while driving


A legal loophole that allowed drivers to escape prosecution for hand-held mobile phone use while behind the wheel is set to be closed, the Government has confirmed.

Get off the phone! Norfolk signs warn drivers


Norfolk has become the first place in UK to trial new technology to warn drivers not to use mobile phones, the county council has said.

Mobile phone fines fall 40% after new penalties


The number of drivers issued with fixed penalty notices (FPNs) for using a handheld mobile phone at the wheel has dropped by two fifths since the penalties doubled, but the AA has warned that police may be failing to enforce the law.

Government to introduce harsher penalties for mobile phone use


The government has announced that anyone caught using a handheld mobile phone whilst driving will be fined £200 and receive six points on their licence – a doubling of the existing penalty.

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