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Crackdown on mobile phone usage gathers pace – police

THE author wonders why so many people have to use mobile phones when driving. Apart from the fact that they’re dangerous, iPhones in particular are often expensive. THE Cheshire police and crime commissioner has been out with officers to warn people of the dangers of using a mobile phone while driving.

Mr David Keane joined officers from the streets and wrongdoing unit on Wednesday (24 April) watchful for drivers accepting a call, messaging or looking through online networking.

Keane stated: “Utilising a mobile phone while driving is one of the principle contributory factors in a lethal crash and drivers utilizing their telephone in the driver’s seat are multiple times bound to be associated with an impact.

“In any case, despite everything we keep on observing drivers crosswise over Cheshire settle on rash choices when they are very much aware of the threats and realise they are violating the law.

David Keane

“Checking an instant message or looking through web based life does not merit a mind-blowing loss and the sorrow that their families experience the ill effects of the departure of a friend or family member.

“It’s significant that police and accomplices cooperate to make our streets more secure and lessen the quantity of drivers that drive heedlessly.”

A new approach by Chester Police

The official’s perception of crafted by the streets and wrongdoing unit was a piece of a fourteen day cell phone authorization crusade by the group as a component of the National Police Chief Council’s nation wide battle.

They have been completing authorization and instructive movement utilizing secret vehicles to spot drivers sufficiently fearless to mock the law.

Drivers found using their mobile phone in the driver’s seat can confront a £200 fine and six points on their permit. While drivers younger than 21, could consequently lose their permit – although this is rather confusing and a grey area


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A leading hands-on journalist who has been active in the mainstream media for over 2 decades. I live in the Chester area with my family.