A man has been arrested after being on his phone while driving in Swindon.

On Saturday, Wiltshire Police stopped a car on Cricklade Road in Swindon after the driver was seen on his phone.

They soon realised that the man had three outstanding warrants against him and was in the possession of a bladed article.

The man was arrested and reported on site.

It’s illegal to hold and use a phone, sat nav, tablet, or any device that can send or receive data, while driving or riding a motorcycle.

This means you must not use a device in your hand for any reason, whether online or offline.