People who drive while on their mobile phones are the target of a Humberside Police campaign which starts today. Officers will target irresponsible drivers in the hope of further reducing casualties on the roads and improving driver attitude and behaviour.
Legislation introduced in December 2003 prohibits the use of hand held mobile phones while driving and there is increasing anecdotal evidence that misuse, particularly by people driving for work purposes, is continuing.
"Mobile phones in cars are distracting and if used inappropriately and indeed illegally whilst driving, it considerably increases the risk of a collision."
More top news
SMiShing or SMS phishing is a new type of scam where fraudsters try to send a text message to a mobile phone.
A purse, mobile phone and a small quantity of cash was taken from the couple who were tied up after answering the door.
Craig Lewis, 54, was found guilty of child grooming, sexual assault and causing a child to watch a sex act.