New crackdown on laser pointers after dozens of Mersey incidents



A new crackdown on potentially deadly laser pointers is being launched today as figures reveal there were dozens of laser attacks at Liverpool airport.
Officials say lives are put at risk when the lasers, which can cause permanent eye damage, are shone at the cockpits of planes or at drivers of cars, buses and trains.
The latest figures show there were 46 laser incidents at Liverpool John Lennon Airport in 2016 – with a total of 138 over the past three years.
The Government is already introducing tougher laws against people who shine laser pens and pointers at vehicles. But today the... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 37
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