200 drivers a day caught using phones on UK roads after crackdown
In four weeks from 1 March when penalties were doubled, police recorded 5,977 instances of driving while calling or texting
More than 200 drivers a day were caught using their mobile phones illegally in the wake of a crackdown on the practice.
Police forces in Britain penalised almost 6,000 motorists for the offence in the four weeks after tougher punishments took effect, equivalent to one every seven minutes.
Source: Guardian Transport