They are asking drivers to kill the conversation and keep their eyes on the road. From 1 March 2017 the Fixed Penalty Notice for using a handheld mobile phone while driving will increase to £200 and six penalty points.
“I fully support this important road safety campaign to increase awareness of the devastating impact and dangers associated with distracted driving The number of people killed or seriously injured on our roads is on the increase, with the use of handheld mobile phones when driving a contributory factor.”
“I encourage all road users to “THINK ROAD SAFETY” and understand the dangers, penalties and devastating consequences of using handheld mobile phone when driving.”
Chief Fire Officer Paul Walker