Suspension of license when using the mobile phone

News of the 15/07/2019

The law of orientation of the mobilities brings a novelty in certain cases of uses of the mobile phone with the consequence of the withdrawal of the driving license.

Indeed, if the use of the mobile phone is combined with another offense: the agent may withdraw the license of the driver. Concretely, this is for example the case if a driver does not respect a stop while phoning.

The government wants to drastically reduce the number of accidents related to the use of the telephone. According to the national interministerial observatory of road safety, the mere reading of an SMS multiplies by 23 the risk of having an accident.