Caught Driving Whilst Using a Mobile Phone?
At Caddick Davies Solicitors we specialise in the representation of motorists who are charged with using a handheld mobile phone whilst driving. We have successfully defended many motorists who were Caught Driving Whilst Using a Mobile Phone.
It is an offence to use a hand-held mobile phone whilst driving. This offence also extends to the use of other communication devices including personal computers, satellite navigation and two-way radios.
The term “use” is broadly interpreted by the courts, however it should generally be confined to the use of some interactive function of the phone such as making telephone calls, texting, emailing, browsing the web or receiving data.
The maximum penalty for using a handheld mobile phone whilst driving is a fine of £1,000 and the endorsement of 3 penalty points.
If you have a Fixed Penalty Notice or Court Summons for Using a Handheld Mobile Phone, please contact us for advice and a no obligation consultation on how we can help.
Below you will find helpful information on Using a Handheld Mobile Phone (whilst driving) Law, How We Can Help and Commonly Asked Questions.