Mobile Phone Offence

Mobile phone road traffic offences are quite common. These questions and answers will help you to understand the law with respect to mobile phones.

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Texting Whilst Driving – I Gave The Police A Good Run For Their Money

Question: Using a mobile phone whilst driving I drive a x they come as standard with slightly tinted windows plus on the day it was raining and my whole car was steamed up. I have pictures to prove this which …

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I Was On My Blue Tooth

Question: Driving whilst using a mobile phone I was stopped after visiting a customer by 2 police officers who allege I was holding a mobile phone to my ear whilst driving. I regularly travel and phone as part of my …

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Find Me A Loophole?

Question: I have been caught driving whilst using my mobile phone and was wondering if there is anyway that I won’t get the 3 points and fine, are there any loopholes? The police saw me, two of them in car …

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Switching An Alarm Off On Phone

Question: Use of mobile phone Today I was stopped by the police for holding a mobile phone in my hand. I was given a fixed 3 penalty points notice and a £60 fine. I was in fact at the time …

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I Was Only Holding Phone

Question: Talking whilst on a hand held device I had my phone in my hand, down by the steering wheel and got pulled over by an officer. He said that I was speaking on the phone as he saw the …

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I Was Using Hands Free

Question: Driving whilst using a mobile phone I was pulled in seven days ago by a PC on a push bike. He asked if I knew why I had been stopped and I stated that I didn’t. He stated that …

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Just Holding Phone Not Using It

Question: What is the exact definition of the term “using” a mobile phone ? I can show that I was not making or receiving calls at the time of the alleged offence, nor did I send any text messages, however …

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Officer’s Colluding

Question: I was pulled over by a police officer on the side of the road whilst driving, they were doing a road safety check operation where they were pulling drivers over that day. Apparently a PCSO had radioed through to …

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At Risk Of A Totting Ban

Question: Using a mobile Please can you help me. I have been sent a NIP asking for my details. It says that I was using a mobile phone. I was not stopped for this, I have just received it through …

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What’s The Offence?

Question: offence code 124 The offence that I have been notified of a fixed penalty for is offence code 124, this code when looked upon the Police website states code 50-08-124 is attempting to drink while unfit through drink/drugs, I …

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