The fixed penalty notice
for breaches of the 'Duty of Care' offence provides the council with an alternative to prosecution in court.
At a meeting of the council on December 20, elected members agreed to write to Scottish Ministers requesting that legislation be introduced to increase the fixed penalty notice
from PS80 to PS100.
Other offences were: | | 1 Fixed penalty notice
issued for vehicle showing red lights at the front | 1 Fixed penalty notice
issued for VRM not fixed to front of vehicle | 1 Traffic offence report for using a mobile phone whilst driving | 1 Traffic offence report for tyres being worn down to the cords | 1 defect notice for a brake light not illuminating | 2 vehicles seized for no tax | | 2 section 59 warning notices issued.
A MOTORIST has been served with a PS150 fixed penalty notice
after throwing two cans out of his car window as he sat waiting at traffic lights in Sunderland.
Chairman George Campbell says the fixed penalty notice
was enforced because volunteers had failed to remove bunting, patterned with the LGBT pride rainbow flag, within the stipulated timeframe after the event on Saturday, July 28.
A woman from Troedyrhiw accepted the fixed penalty notice
, which was issued by Merthyr council on April 5.
This is the first time a fixed penalty notice
of this kind has been issued and paid since its introduction by the council on April 1 following new legislation introduced by the Welsh Government in October 2017.
The 52-year-old was issued with a PS75 fixed penalty notice
and then brought to court when he failed to pay it.
When NOT to issue a fine or fixed penalty notice
According to the government guidelines, there are a number of occasions when fines should not be handed out for littering and other offences.
Drivers of vehicles failing the Emission Test will be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice
of PS60 which will be waived completely if the motorist can show that the vehicle had passed an MOT test within the preceding year and if the emissions defect is rectified within 14 days.
Hepple was issued with a PS300 fixed penalty notice
, which remains unpaid.