£90 fine for drivers caught texting at the wheel

£90 fine for drivers caught texting at the wheel
£90 fine for drivers caught texting at the wheel


Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has indicated that fines for drivers caught texting, Tweeting or using smart phones at the wheel could increase by 50 per cent.

Ministers plan to increase the fixed penalty for using a hand-held device at the wheel – whether to text or make calls - from £60 to £90.