Mobile Phone While Driving

Mobile phone while driving
Legally reviewed by: Kevin Waddingham

At Cartwright King we have a team of motoring solicitors who are on hand to help if you have been accused of using a mobile phone while driving vehicle. The consequences of being found guilty are a heavy fine and potentially the loss of your driving licence if you have ‘totted up’ enough points. We therefore understand how important it is that you receive the best legal advice possible to defend you and your licence. We have offices across the country and can assist wherever you are based.

How Cartwright King can defend you

Cartwright King takes a non-judgemental and pro-active approach to your case. We listen, we understand and we genuinely care about protecting you from accusations such as using your mobile phone whilst driving. We offer honest, reliable legal advice to ensure that the best possible action is taken to help clear you of driving whilst using your mobile phone.

We can help with the following driving whilst using a mobile phone issues:

  • Telephone calls
  • Text messages
  • Emails
  • Internet browsing
  • Social media browsing
  • Receiving data

Benefit from a free, initial telephone conversation

If you have been charged with using your mobile phone whilst driving and you face getting penalty points or disqualification, you can benefit from a free, initial telephone call with a specialist Cartwright King Motoring Offence Lawyer to assess your options.

There’s no substitute for speaking to one of our specialist solicitors to get the right advice, and start preparing your defence.

For immediate action, email ustoday for your free* initial discussion.

The discussion is completely informal and confidential, and is an opportunity for us to:

  • Get to know you
  • Understand your situation
  • Agree how you want to proceed

*Please be aware that this is a ‘get to know you’ call and no advice will be given.

Why choose Cartwright King for using a Mobile Phone While Driving

Having an experienced Motoring Offence Lawyer representing you is often the difference when it comes to avoiding penalties or punishment for driving whilst using a mobile phone.

We listen, we understand and we genuinely care about protecting your driving future. That’s why we offer sound, honest, reliable legal advice to ensure that you understand your rights when facing charges for driving without a licence.

Working with a specialist Cartwright King solicitor gives you the assurance of having access to legal counsel who will advise you at every stage of your case. We know that charges for driving whilst using a mobile phone can damage future licence applications and potentially your employment prospects.

That’s why we will do everything we can to clear you of wrongdoing or minimise any action against you.

We’re committed to defending your legal rights and protecting your driving future, ensuring that you’re treated fairly throughout your case. When you need us most, we’ll be there to offer sound, sensible legal advice and sure guidance.

We’re a trusted, resourceful Legal 500 top tier law firm with specialist solicitors that are calm under pressure, giving you defence counsel that you can count on.

We're here for you.

Frequently asked questions.

What is the law regarding the use of a mobile phone while driving?

Using any hand held mobile device while driving is illegal and if you are to use one you are breaking the law. This is not limited to just mobile phones; it can be any device that is hand held such as personal computers and sat navs that perform any interactive communication functions, which can  include:

  • Telephone calls
  • Text messages
  • Emails
  • Internet browsing
  • Social media browsing
  • Receiving data

What are the consequences if I am caught?

If you are caught driving while using a mobile device you are causing an offence and can receive one of the following punishments:

  • Fixed Penalty Notice of £100 and 3 penalty points
  • £1000 fine and 3 penalty points
  • £2500 fine (if driving a coach or any other heavy goods vehicle) and 3 penalty points

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