Not tough enough


The story in question? Road safety minister Stephen Hammond MP announced planned changes to fixed penalties for motorists driving without insurance – the fine will go from £200 to £300.

The issue? This seems to be another instance wherein insurance-related offences are met with a rather weak response, as occurred in May when a cash for crash fraud ring walked out of court with suspended sentences.

Biba welcomed the transport department’s plans, with Graeme Trudgill commenting: “We’re pleased tha

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