The police would like to remind drivers to keep to it
phones behind the wheel.
On 15 August the Wellington
Road Policing team carried out a mobile phone operation starting at 4
until 5 o'clock on Hutt Road, Petone.
During the operation 18
drivers were infringed for the use of their phones,
while another 17 were issued infringements for not wearing
Wellington Road Policing Senior Sergeant
Simon de Wit said the number of infringements was
"It is really disappointing and it shows
that drivers are still willing to take unnecessary risks
our ways, "he said.
"There are many others
distractions while driving, but drivers with mobile phones
has become a big problem. "
Police advises drivers
to turn off or shut down their phone while driving to
reduce the temptation to read that text message or answer
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