kerb-crawling

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kerb-crawling

the offence, now no longer gender specific, of a person seeking sexual services from another from a car.
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She said: 'We're just worried that the police will think they've done their bit and the kerb-crawlers will come back.
* Repeat kerb-crawlers will face losing their driving licences and being "named and shamed" by the courts and in the local press - a scheme pioneered by the Gazette.
Campaigners say too much evidence is needed, leading kerb-crawlers to return to the city's Leith Links.
But experts drafting the new law forgot to include a provision to force first-time kerb-crawlers to have their DNA and fingerprints taken - which meant the police would not be able to trace them if they committed other sex crimes.
Pete Stanton, chairman of the Alpha House Residents' Association in Barras Heath, believes targeting the kerb-crawlers rather than girls is a good idea, adding: "I think that's the right way to go about it."
The Government and councils will encourage police forces to deploy more officers to catch kerb-crawlers, and greater enforcement of penalties such as removal of driving licences from repeat offenders.
"It will take much more than a clampdown on kerb-crawlers or the use of Asbos to deal with the worst and often hidden features of man's inhumanity to women.
PEOPLE living on the fringes of Huddersfield's red-light district have demanded action to kick out the kerb-crawlers.
Female staff at Provident Finance's offices in Bradford have complained of being plagued by kerb-crawlers.
They formed Streetwatch, which arranges nightly patrols, taking down registration numbers of kerb-crawlers to pass on to police, who may then send out a warning letter.
KERB-CRAWLERS could lose their driving licences under proposed law changes.
Officers from the Abbey neighbourhood team flooded known vice areas including Bearwood High Street and Sandon Road in an attempt to deter sex workers and kerb-crawlers on Thursday and Friday nights last week.