David Beckham gets driving ban for using phone at the wheel

Former footballer off the road for six months after member of the public spots the offence David Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using his mobile phone while driving after a member of the public photographed him using the device. The former footballer, 43, had already pleaded guilty to using the device while driving his Bentley in slowly moving traffic on Great Portland Street, central London, on 21 November. Beckham, wearing a dark grey suit and tie, was told by district judge Catherine Moore at Bromley magistrates court on Thursday that he would be temporarily disqualified, as she gave him six points to add to the six he already had for speeding matters. Moore acknowledged the …