We sift through some common motoring confusions to find out what is and isn’t legal while driving.
Not everyone is completely clued up about the rules of the road, so confusion and misinformation have a habit of spreading.
But ignorance isn’t an excuse for doing something illegal. With that in mind, we’re here to clear up any confusion on some of these common motoring law myths.
Is it legal to use your phone in the car when you're stationary?You’ve been stuck in a tailback without moving for hours. You’re beyond bored. You decide to send a sarcastic tweet to lighten the mood. But if your engine is on, you’re committing an offence.
Since 2017, using your mobile phone while driving could land you with six points and a £200 fine. And being stationary won’t wash with the courts as a defence.
And if you think you’ll be ok using a phone with headphones or on speakerphone - if the police think you’re distracted while using them, you could still get stopped and potentially penalised.
Read the full article courtesy of confused.com