Engineer caught on phone while driving avoids ban

An engineer caught on his phone while driving has been spared a ban.
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Wigan magistrates heard 26-year-old Thomas Myers would lose his job if disqualified from the road. And so even though the new licence points for the offence in Gloucester on November 25 took him over the threshold, he was fined instead. The penalty plus costs and a victim surcharge mean he has £823 to pay.

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