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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-10-2016, 05:43 AM Thread Starter
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New six-point penalty for mobile phone use

Motorists face a six-point penalty on their licence if they are caught using a mobile behind the wheel.
The ‘two strikes’ policy would see drivers hit the 12-point threshold for an automatic ban after two offences instead of four.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-10-2016, 08:42 AM
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Being old enough to have lived before mobile phones and all the other associated "smart" technology, I find it all quite ridiculous.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-11-2016, 07:19 AM
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I saw 6 drivers within 10mins on their phones in a single day last week - so I wholeheartedly agree with the increase.

That said, adjusting tracks, bluetooth calls, reading SMS via the UCONNECT system, just as distracting?



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