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Can a driver be fined if their passenger is using a mobile phone? - UPDATED
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31st Jan 2020
5 min read

Can a driver be fined if their passenger is using a mobile phone? - UPDATED

The tale of a Sydney driver being fined because her passenger was on FaceTime incited shock and outrage in June 2019, but drivers may be interested to know similar penalties are becoming commonplace on roads across the nation. Sheree Panetta took to Facebook to vent about the $337 fine she received from NSW Police, with her post quickly going viral.
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