PACTS joins other road safety organisations in urging mobile phone industry to act

PACTS has joined other road safety charities and organisations in urging the mobile phone industry to include an ‘opt out’ driving mode as standard on all mobile handsets.

Dft Consultation on use of mobile phones whilst driving: PACTS response

The Department for Transport (DfT) has held a consultation seeking views on ‘changes to the Fixed Penalty Notice and penalty points for the use of a hand-held mobile phone whilst driving’. The full details of the consultation can be found here. PACTS has given a full response to the consultation. That response is available here. The consultation is now closed and the DfT are now analysing the feedback received.