Police in mobile phone clampdown ahead of new zero-tolerance law


 

Dozens of HGVs stopped on the M25 were for mobile phone offences ahead of changes to the law to make the use of handheld devices at the wheel as socially unacceptable as drink driving. A week-long operation by Surrey Police patrolling the orbital motorway involved pulling over 115 goods vehicles, 43 of which were HGVs. From today (24 March), drivers are breaking the law if they use handheld mobile phones behind the wheel for any use, including to take photos […]