The good news, however, is that most back clamping down heavily on those caught.
What penalty for drivers who use their mobile phone?
On the spot fine of up to £500 27.5%
Up to nine penalty points on driving licence 27.1%
Custodial sentence 17.7%
Driving ban for a month 14.1%
Be sent on driving awareness course 6.4%
No penalty 4.9%
Community service 2.3%
James, our Marketing Manager commented: “It only takes a split second while texting or talking on a mobile phone for the driver to become distracted, with possibly devastating consequences.”