Police issued more than 1,600 penalty notices to West Midlands drivers for using their mobile phones behind the wheel last year.

But they warn that it still happens every day on the region’s roads – and back a driving ban for those who continue to flout the law.

West Midlands motorists were the tenth worst offenders in Britain for illegally using mobiles in their cars, latest figures reveal.

Reported by the Birmingham Post. You can read the full story here. 

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