Road Traffic Offences: Mobile phones:Written question - 49735


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Asked on: 20 October 2016
Home Office
Road Traffic Offences: Mobile phones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fixed penalty notices were issued by the police to motorists who use mobile telephones while driving in the last five years for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement.
Answered by: Brandon Lewis
Answered on: 25 October 2016

The number of fixed penalty notices (FPNs) issued to motorists for the use of handheld mobile phones while driving in each of the years from 2010 to 2014 is published in the annual “Police Powers and Procedures” statistical bulletin, which can be found at

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