Man spotted holding mobile phone while driving chased down by mounted police in Somerset

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Last Tuesday, two mounted police officers in Taunton, Somerset chased after a man spotted holding his mobile phone while driving through East Reach. The use of any device that can send or receive data, including mobile phones and tablets, while driving or riding a motorcycle is illegal. The man was issued with a traffic offence report by Avon and Somerset Police and will receive a £200 fine and six points on his licence, or he can choose to contest the matter in court.

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