Police stop and fine drivers for non-essential travel

Police stop and fine drivers for non-essential travel

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POLICE today launched coronavirus checkpoints - even using DRONES to spot-check drivers and walker to stop non-essential travel.

Cops across the UK have been asking drivers where they are going and why they are going there.
They are reminding drivers of the message to stay at home during the Covid-19 crisis.

Derbyshire Police even released drone footage, calling out people going on "non-essential" trips including walks to beauty spots and to take social media snaps.

Road checks were seen across the UK including in Devon, Harrogate and York, where officers quizzed drivers on their journeys and whether they were "essential".

It comes as cops were handed new powers to fine Brits up to £1000 for breaking rules for being outside their homes.

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Police use coronavirus checkpoints and DRONES to spot-check drivers and stop non-essential travel

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