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Drivers who use their mobiles at the wheel could face jail. Daily Mail ….Last updated at 10:29am on 14th December 2006

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Those targeted under the crackdown could include motorists who cause fatalities while using their mobile phones. Drivers who use a handheld mobile phone at the wheel could soon face jail. Currently regarded as a minor offence, it is among several to be reclassified as serious under tough legal reforms. These include running a red light, "undertaking" on the inside, tailgating, applying make-up or even tuning the radio while driving.

In a shake-up proposed by the Director of Public Prosecutions, Ken Macdonald, they could meet the more serious charge of dangerous driving. The PPP comments ………..Who is going to monitor, stop and arrest all these errant drivers?……..we have next to no road patrols now! it via hi res. cameras and the ANPR technology beloved by Brunstrom?.