• Driving whilst using a mobile phone

Driving Whilst Using a Mobile Phone

It is illegal to drive a vehicle whilst using a mobile phone or a similar device, such as an iPad.

The offence of driving whilst using your mobile phone carries a 3 point penalty endorsement and a fine of up to £1,000 (or £2,500 for larger vehicles). In some circumstances it can even lead to you losing your driving license for 6 months or more. These cases are whereby the act of someone texting and driving, or taking a call whilst at the wheel has caused or contributed to an accident. The Police in these instances will prosecute with the charge of driving without due care and attention.

If you have been accused of committing this offence, our specialist solicitor, Ghaz Iqbal, can help. Do not hesitate to contact Ison Harrison on 0113 200 7413 as soon as possible for further information.

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