Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) (No 4) Regulations 2003 come into force

Implementation date: 1 December 2003

The regulations create a criminal offence of using a hand-held mobile phone or similar device while driving. Under the proposals, employers that 'cause or permit' their employees to use a hand-held phone while driving will be liable. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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