DPP v Barreto [2019] EWHC

The appellant, Ramsey Barreto, was driving whilst using his hand-held mobile phone to film a road traffic accident. The police prosecutor charged him with using a hand-held mobile phone whilst driving and he was convicted after trial in the Magistrates' Court. He appealed to the Crown Court where his appeal was allowed. The Director of Public Prosecutions appealed to the High Court.