A DRIVER has been fined after being caught using a mobile phone while driving.

Jack Slade, of Gardens Close, Stokenchurch, was caught on February 13 in London using a hand-held mobile telephone while driving.

The 27-year-old was caught in a Volkswagen driving down the A402 Holland Park Avenue and was charged under the Road Traffic Act 1988.

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At Willesden Magistrates Court on November 15, he pleaded guilty and was fined £133.

Slade was also ordered to pay court costs of £90 and a victim surcharge of £53.

His driving record was also endorsed with six penalty points.

The total amount to pay is £276 by the start of December.