For the financial years 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16
– How many drivers were caught using their mobile phones while driving?
– How many of the drivers caught were given penalty points?
– How many of the drivers caught were issued with a fixed penalty notice?
– How many of the drivers caught attended a road safety course instead of receiving a FPN?
I am referring to police officer issued tickets ONLY
Please find attached our response.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.