Driver could land themselves with a hefty fine and points on their licence by using a drive
Drivers could be stung by a maximum £1,000 fine and six penalty points if they use their smartphone to pay for their meal at a drive thru.
The standard fine for using a smartphone while driving is £200 and six penalty points on your licence, but if your case goes to court you could face a £1,000 fine.
The use of smartphone payment apps such as Apple Pay and Android Pay have become prevalent in the UK, due to the ease and convenience.
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However, due to changes in the law regarding smartphone usage in the UK while behind the wheel, you could face a fine if you are caught.
Under the new phone driving laws, if you touch your phone, while driving on a road, you could land yourself a maximum £1,000 fine and six penalty points on your licence.
This means that anyone paying for their meal using this service could too be fined,