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Driver caught on phone on A47 with four-year-old child in car

PUBLISHED: 16:46 26 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:46 26 October 2019

Police stopped a driver on the phone on the A47. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

Police stopped a driver on the phone on the A47. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

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A driver has been stopped by police after using a phone on the A47 while travelling with their four-year-old child.

Officers caught the driver on the A47 near Brundall on Saturday.

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In a tweet, Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team said: "#A47 Brundall - Vehicle stopped as driver was on phone with their 4 year old in car. #BePhoneSmart #Fatal4 #NotWorthTheRisk We can't be everywhere but we can be somewhere #RCRT 142/7007."

The hashtag, #FatalFour, in the tweet refers to the four biggest dangers while driving.

Along with driving while using a mobile phone, they are travelling at excessive speed, failing to wear a seatbelt and drink driving.


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