Mobile phone ban
From December 2020 new changes are expected to be implemented that will mean all learner and P1 licence holders will be banned from any mobile phone use. This includes hands-free and speaker mode.
Young drivers have limited experience and need to devote their attention to driving. Using a mobile phone while driving causes distraction and increases crash risk.
Removing distractions like mobile phones is a proven way to help reduce distractions and protect new drivers.