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Fined after parking for exactly 17 seconds: Spy cameras hit innocent drivers as tickets soar fivefold
Posted By admin On August 16, 2011 @ 3:19 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
UK Daily Mail 
Aug 16, 2011
Persecuted motorists are being handed five times as many parking tickets as they were a decade ago, figures show.
New mobile CCTV cameras are being used to catch drivers who may only have stopped momentarily. One case was based on just 17 seconds of film.
There have even been instances of automated fines being generated for moving vehicles.
More than four million tickets with penalties of up to £105 a time were dished out by wardens and councils across the country last year.
Numbers have leapt more than ten per cent in the past two years, fuelled by the introduction of controversial CCTV-equipped camera cars.
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