Monday August 15, 2005 2:07 pm
Texting While Driving Brings Huge Fines in South Wales
In what will probably come as a horrific turn of events for 17-year-old Welsh girls, police in South Wales have implemented a monumental raise in the fine associated with text messaging while operating a motor vehicle. The new ticket will cost £1000 ($1815 USD) rather than £30 ($55 USD). Additionally, six demerit points will be added to the offending driver’s record, which will take a noticeable toll on insurance rates. With gas running over $5 a gallon in the UK, driving the high-tech lifestyle may just have gotten too expensive in South Wales.
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