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Motorists nicked for brushing teeth and browsing the internet while driving in Hampshire

by | 3rd, October 2013

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LORRY drivers get a hard time don’t they? People unfairly chide them, when they’re just trying to do their job, like those nice men on Convoy or Smokey and the Bandit.

And so, to a news story about a lorry driver was caught brushing his teeth while driving his long, flammable death machine. And also to a car driver was pulled over for shaving with a razor and a water bottle, during a police crackdown.

A five-day operation across Hampshire and the Thames Valley resulted in 198 motorists being prosecuted using footage filmed from a secret, unmarked lorry.

Sgt Paul Dimond said driving while distracted was a “significant factor” in many road collisions and the operation took place between 23-27 September and focused on the M27, M3, A34, M4 and M40.

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