By Euro Weekly News Media • 31 January 2019 • 9:15
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INCREASED fines of up to €500 euros and the deduction of six driving licence points for using a mobile phone behind the wheel are being enforced in Spain.
The harsher penalties were due to be put in place on Tuesday, but according to the General Director of Traffic, Pere Navarro, they ‘will now become effective in the coming days’.
There has reportedly been some confusion over the deadline, and as such the new measures are being ‘communicated to the press and experts in road safety’ in a phased manner.
At the moment, offenders receive a €200 fine and have three points taken off their licence.
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