'We need a circuit breaker,' say police about the widespread illegal use of mobile phones while driving

Updated December 30 2019 - 2:39pm, first published 4:30am

An officer on an unmarked police motorcycle caught the same drivers illegally using their mobile phones in exactly the same Canberra location several times within a few weeks, prompting senior ACT police to express extreme frustration around this deadly driving practice.

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Peter Brewer


Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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