Drivers caught using mobile phones on motorway fined £ 200

TWO drivers were caught using a cell phone on the highway within minutes.

Northwest Highway Police arrested the two motorists this morning and issued them with a fixed penalty notice, also known as a Highway Traffic Act violation report or TOR.

Both drivers were fined £ 200 and six penalty points on their license.

Northwest Highway Police tweeted: “Driver seen on his cell phone while driving. TOR issued.”

Police remind road users that it is illegal to use a cell phone or similar device when driving, stopping at traffic lights, or queuing in traffic.

The driver of this car was caught using a cell phone while driving

Motorists will be fined £ 200 and 6 penalty points if you are caught using a cell phone while driving.

Points on your license could result in higher insurance premiums.

It is also illegal to ride a motorcycle or to ride with mobile phones or similar devices.

The rules are the same whether you are stopped at traffic lights or if you are standing in line in traffic.

It is also illegal to use a mobile phone or similar device to which a call may be made, such as a tablet or phones that are part of a wristwatch, while supervising a learner or driver.

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