A DRIVER stopped by police using his mobile phone in Boscombe said she was telling her partner about the engine warning light.

The VW Touareg was pulled over by Dorset Police No Excuse officers on Christchurch Road.

A spokesperson for the No Excuse team said: “The VW’s engine warning light had illuminated and the driver was speaking to her partner about it.

“Common sense would say pull over and deal with this.”

The driver was issued with a £200 fine and six points.