Norfolk Police carrying out Operation Ringtone in Great Yarmouth in January. Picture: ANTONY KELLY. Archant Norfolk 2018 Police are targeting people who use their mobile phones behind the wheel in a week-long enforcement campaign. Officers from the Roads and Armed Policing Team and Road Casualty Reduction Team will be carrying-out extra patrols using both marked and unmarked … [Read more...] about Police in Norfolk to target drivers using mobile phones in crackdown
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Opinion The mobile phone detection sign in Holt Road, Norwich. Picture submitted by Louise Banning, Norfolk County Council Louise Banning, Norfolk County Council New sign technology, being trialled in Norfolk, to shame drivers using hand-held phones cheered up motoring editor Andy Russell after he diced with a mobile phone menance on a busy dual-carriageway. I’m all … [Read more...] about Mobile phone menace – take this as warning sign!
Road signs that know when a mobile phone is being used in a moving vehicle are being installed in Norfolk, in a bid to tackle usage behind the wheel.The system, which can tell the difference between active phone calls and other activities based on the strength of a signal and how long it lasts, flashes up a red warning signal to drivers when it detects a call.The technology … [Read more...] about New road signs can detect mobile phones are being used in vehicles
MOBILE phone companies are warning shareholders about the potential health risks of radio signals but aren’t telling their customers. Nokia, Blackberry, Vodafone and EE have reportedly told investors they could face legal action from users if research finds a link between their phones and cancer. However, customers are not told about potential risks because there are no … [Read more...] about Mobile phone firms warning shareholders about potential health risks of radio signals – but don’t tell customers
It's been a very odd week in phone deals land. Whether it's coincidence or a remarkable game of one-upmanship, mobile phone companies such as EE, O2, Virgin Mobile and Sky have used the start of June to experiment with some weird and wonderful ways of getting you to direct your business their way. And The Big Deal is loving it.We're hardened by now to the lure of special … [Read more...] about From free flights to Xbox extras: 6 weird ways mobile phone deals are being promoted this week