A driver has been made to pay nearly £1,000 after they were caught using a phone while behind the wheel.

Jaidie Carpenter, aged 22, of Lester Road in Aylesbury, was driving through Berkhampstead Road in Chesham on August 20, 2021, when she was spotted using a phone.

The driver denied a charge of using a mobile phone while driving, but was found guilty of the offence at a trial at Wycombe Magistrates' Court on May 30.

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After losing the case, Carpenter was fined £220 and ordered to pay a further £654 in court costs, leaving her with a total bill of £874.

The magistrates also endorsed her driving licence with six points. Drivers who accumulate 12 or more points in a three-year period can face a lengthy driving ban.