to the police wanting safer roads. They are far more interested in collecting money in fines and ticking performance boxes that seeing people slow down.
I have nothing but contempt for this decision, and I sincerely hope it is overturned on appeal.
Presumably the £15 victims surcharge will go straight to the police coffers, they being the 'victims' of this 'crime'.
(Maybe in the old days he could have got away with a warning at the roadside if he had offered to buy a couple of tickets for the policemans ball. That doesnt work these days, as todays police force doesn't have any balls.)