You should now all be fully aware that using your mobile phone while operating a vehicle is illegal, unless you have hands-free access.
There has been a lot of confusion over the past few weeks in regards to what you’re allowed to do when driving, so we have done some digging and put the information below.
You can use a mobile phone hands-free via:
But remember, the law still applies to you if you’re:
If you use your phone hands-free, you must stay in full control of your vehicle at all times.
The police can stop you if they think you’re not in control because you’re distracted and you can be prosecuted.
You can use a hand-held phone if either of these apply:
You can get 6 penalty points and a £200 fine if you use a hand-held phone.
You can also be taken to court where you can:
If you passed your driving test in the last 2 years, you’ll lose your licence.
Don't risk it.