Shocking discovery by police who say the driver of this lorry was on his mobile phone when they spotted him
- Credit: Archant
A lorry driver carrying straw through a Cambridgeshire village has been reported for allegedly using his mobile phone whilst driving.
East Cambridgeshire police posted a picture of the lorry they stopped in Wicken near Soham.
“The driver of this vehicle was reported for driving while on his mobile phone in Wicken yesterday,” said a report on the Policing East Cambs Facebook page.
“Using a phone behind the wheel is one of the four main causes of deaths and serious injuries on the roads”.
East Cambs police reminded all drivers that anyone caught using a mobile phone can expect six penalty points on their licence and a £200 fine
You may also want to watch:
The case again the driver could, however, trigger an even bigger fine if it goes to court. Magistrates can impose penalties of up to £1,000 for motorists but the fine can rise to £2,500 to if you are driving a bus, coach or heavy goods vehicle.
One resident told East Cambs police: “Definitely a ban is due.
- 1 Residents told 'not to approach' illegal encampment
- 2 Lorry driver who died in B1085 crash named
- 3 Knife attack man jailed for 10 years over £20 'debt'
- 4 Drug dealer hid £130,000 at home
- 5 Father murders daughter’s ex-partner in 'frenzied' multiple knife attack
- 6 Blush crowned best bridal shop in Cambs
- 7 'It was as if Covid didn't exist' - Latitude-goers report positive tests
- 8 Hundreds sign petition in support of pub's cup of positivi-tea
- 9 Post-Latitude covid has made me realise pandemic has a long way to go
- 10 Not breaking news: Vicar with a vision, illegal fishing, workhouses and fork theft
“The weight of that would squash any car it hit.”