Saturday, December 31, 2011

UK: 171,000 drivers fined for using a phone behind the wheel

[ via Mail Online ] 30 Dec

Despite warning and heavy fines for using mobile phones during driving, a record numbers of drivers have been caught using their mobile phones behind the wheel in the United Kingdom alone.

As per police record, more than 171,000 were given a £60 fine and three penalty points over the past year – up more than a third on the previous 12 months.

Remember:
There is no call important enough to risk your life or that or another road user. Our message to all drivers is switch off your mobile when behind the wheel.’

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