Police Unveil New Mobile Phone Detection Signs – Infographic

new signs can detect mobile phone use and warn drivers

The system has a sensor that picks up active 2G, 3G and 4G phone signals, it then displays a warning message to drivers.

The system will initialy be used to re-educate drivers but further iterations could link up to ANPR technology.

Thames Valley and Hampshire police are the first two forces to adopt the technology.

The currently fine for using a mobile whilst driving is £200 and given six points.