Driver for fined for using mobile phone while driving to change 'rubbish track' playing on device

The driver in Lancashire was issued with a fine for using a mobile behind the wheel.

Saturday, 5th June 2021, 1:49 pm
Updated Saturday, 5th June 2021, 1:52 pm

Traffic police pulled the motorist over in the Ribble Valley.

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The driver admitted using the mobile device, saying they only picked up the device to change a 'rubbish track' playing on its music streaming app.

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Police stopped the driver for using a mobile phone behind the wheel

Officers were unimpressed and issued an on the spot fixed penalty notice.

"Ticket issued to the driver of a tractor this morning for doing just that."