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New phone fines explained

Image: Road Safety Commission

From midnight tonight West Australian road users will face a $1,000 fine and four demerit points for using their mobile phone behind the wheel.

But there are some exemptions for a simple touch; Road Safety Council Chairman, Iain Cameron explained some of the rules surrounding the new infringements.

“If a phone is mounted, you can touch the phone to start and end a call,” he told 6PR Breakfast.

Click PLAY to hear the full interview. 

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