- If you're an employer, you can be prosecuted if you ask your employees to make or receive calls while driving.
- If you're caught using a hand-held mobile phone or similar device while driving or riding, you can expect to get an automatic fixed penalty notice.
- This means you'll get three penalty points on your driving licence and have to pay a fine of £60.
- However, your case may go to court. If it does, you may also face disqualification from driving or riding on top of a maximum fine of £1,000.
- If you're a driver of a bus or goods vehicle, you could face a maximum fine of £2,500.
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