Holding A Mobile Phone But Not Using It


I was stopped by a single police officer for holding my mobile phone, both my hands were on the steering wheel at the time. I was not making a call or texting. I can prove it.

Is it illegal just to hold a phone while driving? Even though you are not using it?

Paula Says:

It’s not an offence to hold a mobile whilst driving (unless the offence alleged is not being in proper control of the vehicle). Its only an offence to use a handheld mobile whilst driving.

Have you got a ticket or a summons to court.

If you can show that no calls were made or received (or texts) at the relevant time then you will have a strong defence.

Have you got any points already? If so, how many?

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