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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15 YEARS AGO: Kerb-crawlers prowling Middlesbrough's vice areas were named and shamed in the run-up to Christmas after a police crackdown.
A LAW intended to crack down on kerb-crawlers has been branded a waste of time amid claims it has become impossible to enforce.
Officers flooded known problem areas, including Bearwood High Street and Sandon Road, in a bid to deter sex workers from the area and crack down on kerb-crawlers.
A LOOPHOLE in the law which prevents cops from tracking down kerb-crawlers who turn into sex beasts is to be closed by ministers.
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.
A national zero tolerance campaign against kerb-crawlers and street prostitution will be announced today.
PEOPLE living on the fringes of Huddersfield's red-light district have demanded action to kick out the kerb-crawlers.