Drivers who use mobiles - we're watching you in October, warn police
Police are to target Derbyshire motorists who use their mobile phones whilst driving as part of a major crackdown throughout October.
The campaign will see plain clothes officers deployed as spotters at various locations across the area at different times and on different days. The spotters will then indicate to a uniformed officer when someone is seen using a phone while driving, and that officer will flag down the vehicle and speak to the driver.
Using a mobile phone whilst driving is an offence (unless using a hands-free kit) and can be dealt with by means of an endorsable fixed penalty... read more
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