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Illegal handheld mobile phone use at the wheel still rife

Illegal handheld mobile phone use at the wheel still rife

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2016 00:01 BST

Thirteen years after the introduction of the a law forbidding use of a handheld phone at the wheel, new RAC research shows the behaviour is far from being stamped out.

Prosecutions for motorists using a mobile phone at the wheel fall by half in five years

Prosecutions for motorists using a mobile phone at the wheel fall by half in five years

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2015 00:01 BST

Fewer motorists are being prosecuted for using their mobile phone while driving than ever before, despite official figures showing a persistent number of drivers still using a phone at the wheel

Traffic police numbers cut by 1,279 officers in five years

Traffic police numbers cut by 1,279 officers in five years

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 11:11 GMT

The RAC reports that number of police dedicated to enforcing motoring offences in England and Wales has fallen by an alarming 23% in the last five years.

Drivers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s lead by lowering the drink-drive limit

Drivers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s lead by lowering the drink-drive limit

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2014 15:38 GMT

Motorists feel different limits are a bad idea that will cause confusion