Middle lane hoggers to face on-the-spot fines

Drivers who hog the middle lane or tailgate other cars face on-the-spot fines of £100 and three points on their licence, under new measures announced today.

The fine for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving or not wearing a seat belt will also rise from £60 to £100.

Report by Amy Welch.

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Middle lane hogs to face fines

Drivers who hog the middle lane or tailgate other cars face on-the-spot fines of £100 and three points on their licence. Fixed penalty notices could also be imposed for not giving way at a junction or using the wrong lane at a roundabout.