Page last updated at 17:18 GMT, Wednesday, 9 April 2008 18:18 UK

Mobile crackdown nets 210 drivers

Man driving while talking on mobile phone
Drivers can be fined £60 and given three points on their licence

More than 200 drivers were caught using their mobile phones while driving during a 12-day crackdown by police in unmarked cars in Cambridgeshire.

During March and April officers caught 210 motorists using a hand held mobile phone while driving.

"It's disappointing to catch so many motorists breaking the law," Sgt Robin Marshall said.

"It only takes a few seconds of distraction while on a mobile to cause a collision with fatal consequences."




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