Tougher laws on mobile phone use while driving set to take effect – road.cc
Legislation banning use beyond just interactive communication comes into force next Friday
by Simon Macmichael
Next Friday 25 March Will see the long-awaited introduction of tougher laws on motorists who use their mobile phones while driving.
Since 2003, it has been illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving Regulation 110 of the Road Vehicles (Construction & Use) Regulations 1986.
However, that regulation provides that for the offence to be committed, the driver would have to be using the device for “interactive communication.