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Distracted drivers facing huge fines in Qld

Drivers caught using their mobile phone behind the wheel in Queensland will face $1,000 fines and if caught a second time could lose their licence.

Statistics show that in 2017, 38 people were killed and 1224 people were hospitalised as a result of distracted drivers on Queensland’s roads.

The RACQ’s head of Technical and Safety Policy Steve Spalding tells Mark it is a good start but there is more than can and should be done.

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