Mobile Phones

young drivers

Nearly one-in-five young drivers admit to v...

Oct 12, 2020Comments off

The RAC has warned the rising popularity of the likes of FaceTime, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Snapchat for video calls is posing a ‘new and

‘Hands-free’ doesn’t mean ‘brain-fr...

Jul 22, 2019Comments off

ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is reminding all drivers that phone calls and texts – even in hands-free mode – should wait

Motorists call for tougher penalties for dr...

Jun 06, 2019Comments off

Almost 90 per cent of motorists would like to see tougher penalties handed out to other drivers caught using their phone while behind the wheel

Dangerous handheld phone use at the wheel r...

Mar 21, 2019Comments off

After a fall in the proportion of drivers admitting to using a handheld phone while driving in 2017 following the introduction of tougher penalties, new

West Midlands Police ‘pioneer’ scheme t...

Sep 24, 2018Comments off

Police officers in the West Midlands are making use of the vantage point provided by local double-decker buses to detect drivers using a mobile phone

New device to eliminate need for mobile pho...

Jun 28, 2018Comments off

With mobile phone use whilst driving at epidemic proportions, dramatic increases in fines and penalty points and even the risk of newly qualified drivers losing