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Driving Mobile Phone Offences
The laws that stop you from using a handheld phone when driving are not restricted to mobiles; the police could also stop and charge if they feel you are distracted because of eating or drinking, smoking, using the car radio or reading.
In fact, you don’t even have to be driving to commit this kind of offence – if you use your mobile phone while stopped in traffic, or while you are supervising a learner driver, you can also be charged.
The only time you can use your mobile phone as a driver is when you are properly parked, or in an emergency where parking first is not a safe option.
If you are caught using your mobile phone when driving you will receive a fixed penalty notice awarding you 3 points and a £100 fine. If the case goes to court, that fine could rise to £1000, and you could see a driving ban under the totting up system.
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