Tougher new mobile phone driving laws: Motorists continue to flout law as crackdown begins

·Data and Politics News Editor, Yahoo News UK

Tough new penalties for drivers caught using their mobile phones behind the wheel came into force today.

Motorists using their devices now face fines of £200 and six points on their licences.

The new punishments mean that drivers who have passed their test within the last two years will have their licences taken away straight away.

But the crackdown doesn’t seem to be having the desired effect on these reckless motorists, who were all pictured TODAY using phones while driving.

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