Vlogging your road trip could land Brits with £200 fine, or much worse!

Man driving while using his phone
(Image credit: Alexandre Boucher)

Heavily romanticized by Jack Kerouac’s search for freedom in his novel ‘On The Road,’ the enduring allure of the road trip sadly does not mix with today’s obsession with technology. 

Influencers, or anyone else, wanting to document their road trip through film or photographs could face fines of £200 ($250), even if they are using a hands free device or the car is stationary. Similarly, any item or activity within your car that the police deem distracting may result in prosecution. 

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Leonie Helm
Staff Writer

After graduating from Cardiff University with an Master's Degree in Journalism, Media and Communications Leonie developed a love of photography after taking a year out to travel around the world. 

While visiting countries such as Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Ukraine with her trusty Nikon, Leonie learned how to capture the beauty of these inspiring places, and her photography has accompanied her various freelance travel features. 

As well as travel photography Leonie also has a passion for wildlife photography both in the UK and abroad.