The change will end a loophole that can allow drivers to escape punishment for using a hand held phone to take a photo or play a game. Mobiles will still be able to be used to pay for a drive through takeaway. And drivers will still be able to use devices hands free under the plans, the Department for Transport said. At present, making phone calls and sending text messages are banned while driving. Ministers have rejected calls to also ban the use of hands free function, for example using a...

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