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Reduction in traffic officers could undermine crackdown on mobile phone use

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Drivers now face tougher penalties if they use a mobile phone behind the wheel, but the crackdown risks being undermined by a shortage of traffic police officers, it's been claimed.

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Research reveals over 1.5m Snapchats are taken on UK roads

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Mobile phone use at the wheel has been increasing over the last few years. The government introduced tougher punishments earlier this month in an attempt to discourage drivers from using their phones; however, many motorists are ignoring the law.

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Dozens of motorists caught using mobiles after introduction of new penalties

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Coinciding with tougher penalties for drivers caught using a phone at the wheel, which came into force on 1 March, police forces across the country began a week-long crackdown on illegal phone use.

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New mobile phone laws enforced from today

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New legislation coming into force today will see drivers caught texting, calling or using an app while driving face a £200 on-the-spot fine and six points on their licence, the Daily Telegraph reports.

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Mobile phone offenders more likely to be given awareness course than points

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Data gathered by the RAC suggests that motorists caught illegally using a mobile phone whilst driving are more likely to be given an awareness course than receive penalty points or a fine.

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Drivers want blanket block on mobile phone use at the wheel

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According to new research by Continental Tyres, two thirds of drivers believe the Government should introduce technology to disable certain phone functions in order to improve safety.

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Police begin crackdown on driver mobile phone use

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A police campaign across England and Wales aimed at stopping drivers using their mobile phones has begun, according to the RAC.

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Drivers face tougher penalties for mobile phone use

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Penalties for drivers caught using a mobile phone at the wheel are set to become more severe with the number of points on your licence to double from three to six, Fleet News reports.

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New app prevents young drivers checking phone while driving

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A new mobile app designed to prevent young drivers checking their phones when behind the wheel could also reduce their insurance premiums, Auto Express reports.

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More than half of drivers feel 'in control' using mobile while driving

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A new survey by Motoring.co.uk has revealed more than half (57%) of drivers say they feel as "in control as normal" when using their mobile phone while driving, Fleet News reports.

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