Motorists have been informed that a £20 fine will be presented to them if they are sat in a stationary car with the engine running. From 1st of May the new penalty will come into force in two trial boroughs of London, and as you can imagine the majority are against the new fines.
Across the country some drivers might be getting a little too big for their boots when it comes to road courtesy. Drivers are being fined for offences such as splashing pedestrians and risking their lives to jump a few cars ahead.
The Telegraph reported:
With the release of new car registrations this month, many motorists will be visiting the forecourt to pick up a new vehicle, and many of those will also be using their new car to drive in Europe.
The Department for Transport has revealed shocking figures regarding the numbers of accidents involving cyclists over the last 5 years in the country’s capital.
The details were reported in a news article by the BBC:
British motorists heading to Europe with their cars need to be extra vigilant obeying the law of the road. Italy has come out on top as the most risky place in Europe for UK drivers..
The story was covered in a news article on Yahoo News:
Shortly the government will introduce legislation which will make it an offence to “hog” the middle lane, and tail-gate other road users. Be Wiser Insurance welcomes the new laws.
Mark Bower-Dyke, Chairman of Be Wiser Insurance, comments: