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 are constantly on the look out for kerb-crawlers, and the typical fine is between pounds 180 and pounds 250.
The Gazette launched its Kerb the Crawlers campaign in 2003 to name convicted kerb-crawlers.
Chairwoman of Residents Against Prostitution Pauline Daniels, who lives off Shaw Street, said: 'I think taking kerb-crawlers to court will help.
SLEAZY kerb-crawlers were today warned they would be 'named and shamed' if they are caught cruising the streets for prostitutes.
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.
A POLICE crackdown on prostitution could see kerb-crawlers served with Asbos.
KERB-CRAWLERS will be told their number's up, if they visit prostitutes in a city suburb.
LAWS which could see kerb-crawlers facing a criminal record and a fine of up to pounds 1,000 come into force today.
POLICE will confiscate the cars of kerb-crawlers who pester women for sex in Coventry.
A major crackdown on kerb-crawlers has been welcomed by a Birmingham MP whose constituency is plagued by prostitutes and their customers.
In a newspaper article, he wrote: "Dealing with kerb-crawlers will not stop prostitution.