Police hold crackdown on driving with a mobile phone

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MORE than 120 motorists were stopped in a police crackdown.

Sussex police held a week-long operation and stopped 126 motorists on suspicion of driving while using a mobile phone, or driving while distracted by other means.

A total of 101 drivers were issued with fines, three were given verbal warnings and one received a court summons. Seventy seven of the offenders were men.