Norfolk Council testing tech that can detect drivers using mobile phones


The first trials for technology that can detect if someone is using a mobile phone when driving are now being conducted in Norfolk.
Test Bench: Dual-Sim Android

Test Bench: Dual-Sim Android


If you've ruled out the iPhone X, which dual-sim Android phone should you go for?
UK has second highest fine in Europe for using phone while driving

UK has second highest fine in EU for phone use


Motorists in the UK are slapped with some of the highest fines in Europe for using a handheld mobile phone while driving, a new study has found.
One in five drivers still using mobiles at wheel — but it could lead to disqualification

One in five drivers still using mobiles at wheel


Seven million motorists — representing one in five cars on UK roads — are still using a handheld mobile phone while driving, despite tough...
Tough talking: new Land Rover Explore smartphone revealed

Tough talking: new Land Rover Explore smartphone


Mobile phone users who find themselves frequently cursing the short battery life and fragile screen may want to head to their nearest Land Rover
Laywer Nick Freeman calls for a ban on hands-free phone use

Ban hands-free phone use in cars, says lawyer


With a successful career spent defending wealthy and famous clients from driving convictions, it’s little wonder that Nick Freeman enjoys the nic
Nine million motorists refuse to put down their phones while driving

Nine million drivers refuse to put down phones


A report by motoring group the RAC suggests more than 9m motorists in the UK use a handheld phone to make or receive a call while driving...
Bobbies on the bus catch motorists using mobiles

Bobbies on the bus catch motorists using mobiles


Police have fined dozens of drivers after commandeering a double-decker bus to spot them using their mobile phones.
Six points and £200 fine for using mobile phones behind the wheel from today

Six points for using mobile phones illegally


Penalties and fines for those using their mobile phone illegally when driving will be doubled to six points and £200 respectively from today...
Police urged to seize mobile phones from drivers caught using them behind wheel

Police urged to seize mobile phones from drivers


A representative of the Police Federation has suggested calls to seize mobile phones or sim cards from drivers caught using a device...
Phone use at the wheel goes unpunished

Life sentence proposed for killer drivers on phone


Plans to hit killer drivers with tougher jail sentences have been drawn up by the government, as it seeks to tackle the rapidly rising problem of
Phone use at the wheel goes unpunished

Phone use at the wheel goes unpunished


The number of motorists fined for using a mobile phone at the wheel fell sharply, heightening concerns that police are turning a blind eye ...
Driver on phone

Motorists demand £200 fine and more penalty points...


Motorists feel the imminent stiffening in the penalty for using a phone at the wheel will not prove any more of a deterrent. In a survey of 2,100...