Gwent police are leading an all-Wales clampdown on drivers using mobile phones over the next few weeks.
Last year’s campaign saw 500 caught and this year they will get £100 fine and three penalty points.
Two-way tolling using a number plate recognition system is being considered for the Severn bridges when they return to public ownership in 2018, says Welsh secretary Alun Cairns.
He told Cardiff businessmen that it was seen as a way to reduce queues and costs and might be under £2 for cars, reintroducing the concept which started with the first bridge in 1966 but was replaced with a single way toll in 1992 when the Second Severn Crossing opened.
Tens of thousands of drivers have been caught speeding on the UK’s camera-monitored ‘smart motorways’.
A BBC Freedom of Information request to police forces covering the network of 236 monitored motorway miles found over 52,000 drivers had tickets in 2014-15, compared to 2,000 in 2010-11, and the network will nearly double in a few years.
Vauxhall is preparing a new seven model offensive in 2017.
The Meriva replacement will become a small crossover alongside the Zafira successor; three Insignia models will enter; there’s a next generation Ampera-e and a new Vivaro large van.