Police clampdown on drivers who use their phones

A "significant number" of motorists have been caught using their mobile phones while driving, as part of a new police operation.

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Police have launched a crackdown on motorists using their mobile phones while driving.

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Police target motorists using their mobiles in week long crackdown

Cumbria Police have been targeting motorists using mobile phones Credit: PA

A significant number of drivers have been caught using handheld mobile phones in a week long police operation across Cumbria.

Officers in marked and unmarked vehicles have been targeting motorists using their phones to call, text or access apps while at the wheel. Many will receive fines and points on their licenses.

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