Facts about using your Phone in the Car
As most of you may know the penalty for using your phone whilst driving has gone up this year to 6 points and a £200 fine.
This means huge consequences for new drivers. They could have their license revoked at the first offence!
If I’m stopped in traffic can I use my phone?
The only real time you can handle your phone legally in the car is when you are parked up, away from traffic and with the engine turned off.
So does that mean I can’t use my phone as a Sat Nav?
You can only use your phones maps if it is on a mount or cradle without having to touch it or hold it.
Bluetooth Car kits allow you to use the function of your phone whilst in the car. You can make and answer calls avoiding the risking a large fine and more importantly your own safety.