Police arrested 241 drivers with mobile phones

During the prevention and awareness campaign on the topic of smartphones at the wheel (from 7 to 13 June), the Grand Duchy police arrested a driver with his mobile phone behind the wheel twice within a few hours: during the first vehicle inspection. between 12 and 2 p.m. to Longwy and a little later, during another inspection between 3 and 5 p.m. on the road to Arlon.

“Using your smartphone while driving is like closing your eyes at the wheel”Says Chief Inspector Andrei Schack. However, in the past week, 241 drivers were arrested for using their mobile phones while driving. Those affected had to pay a fine of 145 euros. Plus, it costs her 2 points on her driver’s licence.

In addition to the use of mobile phones during the flight, documents on board the aircraft were also checked. 178 charge warnings issued for violations. All other offenses were recorded, such as driving over a red light (145 euros + 2 points) and not wearing a seat belt (145 euros + 2 points).


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