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Mobile Phone Driving Offence Penalties Double

Using A Mobile Phone While Driving Penalties Are Doubling

In recent years, figures indicate that drivers who use their mobile phone while behind the wheel has been on the increase. Several high profile accident fatalities have brought the issue to the front of newspapers, leading to the government doubling the penalties from £100 fine and 3 penalty points to £200 and 6 points.

For new drivers, who have had a licence for less than two years, this means that just one offence will result in having your licence revoked & facing a retest.

Many campaigners are concerned however that Continue reading Mobile Phone Driving Offence Penalties Double