Mobile phone laws affect both drivers and operators


 

The current rules for HGV drivers when it comes using a hand-held mobile phone are exactly the same as those for drivers of any other type of vehicle. However, enforcement is typically more stringent for commercial drivers, with increasingly creative strategies being developed by police to catch offenders – including a recent operation using unmarked HGVs for surveillance. Those who are caught breaking the law can expect to be prosecuted, with potentially serious consequences. If a driver is taken to […]