No fines issued in Wales for smoking in cars with children

No fines issued in Wales for smoking in cars with children
 

No fines have been issued in Wales for smoking in cars with children, a year after the law was introduced.
It became illegal to smoke in a vehicle carrying someone under 18 last October, with drivers and passengers facing a £50 fine.
But one year on, no fines have been issued by Wales' 22 councils. Some Welsh police forces and councils have issued verbal warnings.
The Welsh Government said the law was sending a "strong message" to smokers.
The law, which is enforceable by both local authorities and police, was hailed as "a landmark in protecting children from second-hand... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 26
Source: BBC
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