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Spending cuts to blame for low tailgating fines says RAC

The RAC has claimed that the number of tailgating fines is low due to spending cuts at Avon and Somerset police.
Spending cuts to blame for low tailgating fines says RAC
The motoring organisation is blaming spending cuts at the local constabulary for the low number of fines being issued for careless driving. 
 
Since the powers to fine tailgating and lane-hogging on UK roads were introduced in 2013, just 59 penalty notices were issued to drivers. 
 
According to Simon Williams at the RAC, he said: “In 2010 they [Avon and Somerset Police] had 157 traffic police, now they’ve got 96.”
 
During a BBC Investigation, a Freedom of Information request revealed that out of the 59 fines issued, 21 of the offences were made along the M5 in Somerset. 
 
“Enforcement is key to behaviour change, which is why, after more than 10 years we have people talking on and looking at their mobile phone while driving, because enforcement isn’t as strong as it used to be.”
 
Across the UK, a question in the House of Commons claimed the number of traffic police officers had fallen by 23%, because of government spending cuts. 
 
Avon and Somerset Police claimed that its partnership with Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Police, the effects of the cuts has been lessened. 
 
Chief Inspector, Yan Georgiou claimed that fines are not the only way to deal with offences saying: “These offences that annoy a lot of people and in some cases they can be quite dangerous but for me and the teams I work with, on the fast road network in particular, we balance the enforcement option with the education option.”