THOUSANDS of motorists are caught each year by police after using their mobile phones at the wheel. Despite several high-profile campaigns and the government raising the fine of being caught to £20…
Source: Is it illegal to use a mobile phone while driving, what is the fine and how many points do you get on your licence?
As figures show a sharp fall in fines for using mobile phones while driving, the RAC warns motorists are “no longer fearing punishment”.
Source: Drivers ‘no longer fear punishment’ for mobile phone use – BBC News
By Sergeant Areti Amaxari Driver distraction is “the diversion of drivers’ attention away from activities that are considered critical for safe driving, towards another activity”. Road safety authorities around the world rank driver distraction as a significant cause of road trauma alongside speeding, drink-driving and fatigue, while it is considered to be one of the […]
Source: Distracted driving: you’ll never know what hit you – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail
People caught using handheld mobile phones while driving in Britain are to face “much tougher penalties”, with fines and points doubling, ministers say.
Source: Texting drivers: Penalty points and fines to double – BBC News
The number of convictions for people using their phones is down from 32,500 in 2010 to just 16,000 in 2014, with 23 per cent fewer traffic cops on the streets, the Daily Mail can reveal.
Source: Drivers who us mobile phones while driving on the rise while arrests are lower | Daily Mail Online
Darrell Martin describes how his brother was killed by a texting driver.
Source: ‘Texting driver had nine seconds to see my brother’ – BBC News
Just over nine hundred motorists were reported over a six-day period for driving while using their phones, police announced Tuesday. Police say that as part of their continuous efforts to prevent and reduce traffic accidents and consolidate road safety awareness, they held a nationwide crackdown on hands free (mobile phone use) while driving between the […]
Source: 900 charged in six days for mobile use while driving – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail
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Police officers have been instructed to come down hard on traffic violators distracted by the new po
Source: Cops to hunt down ‘violating Pokemon Go’ fans – Cyprus News