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Tough sanctions for mobile use in car call

Clear message needed for drivers says MLC

A senior politician on the Island is calling for a two-pronged approach to tackle mobile phone use whilst driving.

MLC Bill Henderson wants to see better education about the dangers of using your phone at the wheel - but is also demanding harsher punishments.

He's to raise the issue at Tuesday's sitting of the Legislative Council (14 March).

Mr Henderson is keen for the government to send out a clear message: 

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