I used to work as a bus driver, and we were told that the only "safe" way was to park at the road side, bus stop in preference, turn the engine off, and get off the vehicle and stand clear, then you could not be deemed to be "in charge". This was only in a case of emergency, or your vehicle has broken down. We were also told that before getting on the bus as a driver to turn the phone off! The fine was a couple of thousand pounds, so a good deterrent.
Its a different offense being in control of a vehicle as opposed to driving under the influence of alcohol. A car must be parked up on the road side, switched off so the driver can take hold of their mobile. Stopping in a traffic flow whether cr has autostop or not is not parked up. The offense of using a mobile still applies, unless hands free connectionIt's certainly an offence to be the only person in your parked car if you are over the drink drive limit
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