The 37-year-old legislator, also a former policing minister, told the court in a letter he answered his cell phone to take an important call about a deportation case.
Using a cell phone while driving became an offense in Britain in 2003 following concerns about road safety.
He was fined 100 pounds (US$208; EUR144) and ordered to pay a total of 50 pounds (US$104; EUR72) in costs.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War