DRIVERS FACE £70 FINES AS COUNCILS GIVEN MORE POWERS TO PUNISH 'MINOR' OFFENCES

Drivers are set to be hit with widespread enforcement of £70 fines as councils are given more power against motorists. The "moving traffic" offences local authorities will be able to punish drivers for include stopping in yellow box junctions and performing bad turns. At the moment, most councils are only able to send out penalties for parking and driving in bus lanes. The police are typically...

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