Edward Seaman, LRSC’s web editor, reviews the change in legislation and its potential to influence behaviour. From 1 March, the penalties for those caught using a mobile phone while driving double to six points and a £200 fine.
96% of delegates who attended the London Road Safety Council’s Centenary Conference in January rated the overall event as either ‘good or excellent’.
The DfT has launched a ‘powerful and thought-provoking’ THINK! campaign to warn drivers of the dangers of using mobiles while driving, and the new tougher penalties which come into force today (1 Mar).