Motorists on phone caught

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MOTORISTS in Midlothian have been caught using mobile phones at the wheel during a one-day police crackdown.

Officers found a 62-year-old lorry driver using his phone on the A7 near Dalkeith. The traffic commissioner is being informed.

A 19-year-old man was also spotted using his mobile while driving on the A7 near Newtongrange.

Police discovered he had held his licence for less than a year and had already received three penalty points.