You could be breaking the law paying for food at a drive-thru after mobile driving laws were toughened

Drivers could be prosecuted for using Apple Pay at takeaway drive-thru services under tough new rules on using mobile phones while in the car.

Drivers will be forced to turn their engine off and apply the handbrake to stay away from the law once new penalties are enforced from this month.

Under the new laws, people seen holding their mobile phone while driving will be handed six penalty points and a £200 fine – rather than the former three points and a £100 fine.

But what if you’re parked up at a drive-thru?

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