What are the mobile phone law changes?

New laws on using your phone while driving.

What will happen if you are caught using your mobile phone in the car?

It is already illegal to use your mobile phone while driving, but tougher punishments have been introduced in March 2017.

You can now expect 6 points and a £200 fine if caught using a phone while driving.

New drivers will be banned if they get six points in their first two years.

If you use your phone as a SAT NAV, it must be mounted in a hands-free holder.

Texting while driving is illegal.

You can use your phone only if you park your car with your engine switched off.