Finally, you might think.
This obviously follows on from the speech HM made on road safety last week.
However, while it seems a good idea, my sources tell me it is not (yet) true, although it probably reflects plans by the ROP to 'do something'. So while it may be true, it is not yet confirmed by the ROP. And the last one about 'confiscation' seems totally OTT, and would probably require a Royal Decree.
IMHO, it would help a lot more if the ROP actually just made an effort to enforce the rules they have, and stopped relying on speed cameras.
Here's the rumour:
This is to inform you that, as of today 24.10.2009, ROP has raised the fines, in which you please note.:
Radar violation: R.O. 35/- and upwards
No Belt: R.O. 35/- and above
Glass tinted: R.O. 35/- and upward
Use of cell ph: R.O. 75/- and above
Overtaking from wrong/restricted
path/speed lane: R.O. 75/- upwards
license: R.O. 500/- fine, six months jail, vehicle confiscated and sold.