From honking your horn to lying down: six weird things you can fined for
It was surprising when Nicole Bailey was convicted of theft, after pocketing a £20 note she found at a One Stop convenience shop. It seems bizarre, to fall foul of the law for picking up seemingly lost cash from the floor.
But Bailey now not only has a criminal record, she has also had to fork out £175 in court costs and charges.
Helping yourself to a discarded note isn't the only weird way you can land yourself with a costly fine though.
So we've rounded up six off the oddest things that can land you with a fine:
1. Failing to respond to a letter Be careful that you reply to letters... read more
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