The grace period ends today, Saturday 29 February 2020.
From the beginning of Sunday 1 March 2020, fines apply.
End of grace period for mobile phone detection cameras
Mobile phone detection cameras in New South Wales came into operation in December 2019 around the state.
ACT motorists in spotlight for mobile phone detection cameras
Michael Weaver 26 February 2020
Motorists in the ACT who use their mobile phones while driving may soon have an extra deterrent...
Rideshare drivers secure amendments that allow them to touch their mobiles
Michael Weaver 8 February 2020
One of the first rideshare drivers in Canberra has ensured that the...
The ACT very recently amended its road traffic law to clarify that rideshare, taxi and hire car drivers may touch their mounted phones or other mobile devices (for example) to accept, reject, begin and end trips.
These amendments were made at the instigation of the very lowliest of ants (yours...
I know you have a mount in your car for doing Uber/Lyft, but just a quick heads up that there is a bicycle-cop at the CircleK / Esso station watching for people with their mobile phone in their hand at the red light at Trafalgar and Cross Ave in Oakville. The southbound direction towards...
What are the fines for driver distraction?
The fines for driver distraction offences range from $146 to $548 and the loss of up to four demerit points.
Drive using handheld mobile phone - $447
Drive with TV/VDU likely to distract - $235
Drive without clear view - $193
Drive vehicle cause...
Extract from ACT Road Rules Handbook (pages 23 to 24):
It is an offence to use a mobile phone which is held in the hand while driving a vehicle. This includes sending or reading text messages, video messages and emails. You can only use a mobile phone to make or receive phone calls if your...
I saw a list from the US of mobile phones approved and not approved from Uber. For example, Uber in the US bans Sony Mobile phones. In the UK can I use any smart phone as long as it has the newest Operating system (will def get an android). I am short of cash, so will the cheaper new...