Car Kits and Bluetooth Devices
If you are caught using your mobile whilst driving the fine will be £60.00 and three penalty points added to your licence. (Legislation states that if you receive 12 or more penalty points in a three-year period you may be disqualified from driving).
If you are an employer you can be prosecuted if you require employees to make or receive mobile calls while driving.
RCUK’s car kits promote safe driving by enabling the user to make and receive hands-free calls. So the driver has proper control of the vehicle with maximum comfort and security.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology for exchanging data over short distances. In the case of mobile phones, it allows the user to link to hands-free devices and transfer files.
These typically use GPS (Global Positioning System) navigation to acquire position data to locate the user on a road in the unit’s mp database. Using the road database, the unit can give directions to other locations along roads also in database. This can be live information or data from memory.