A COVIDIOT has been fined £200 after driving 100 miles throughout three counties to get a McDonald’s burger.
Police issued the motorist, in her 30s, with a hard and fast penalty discover after they found the exceptional distance she had travelled.
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She drove from Lincolnshire for a McDonald’s meal together with her sister in Scarborough on Saturday in a transparent breach of the third Covid-19 lockdown rules.
Chief Inspector Rachel Wooden, of North Yorkshire Police, stated: “Driving by means of three counties to get a burger isn’t classed as important journey.
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“Most individuals in North Yorkshire are attempting actually laborious to cease the unfold of Covid in our communities and defend the weak.
“When this pandemic is over, we all know everybody’s wanting ahead to going the place they need, when they need.”
“Yesterday a senior police chief stated virtually 45,000 fines have been slapped on individuals throughout the UK for breaching Covid-19 guidelines.
Nationwide Police Chiefs’ Council chairman Martin Hewitt additionally warned that officers won’t “waste time” making an attempt to motive with smug individuals who have “no regard” for the protection of others.
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Elsewhere, 14 petrolheads have been fined £200 each after a large car meet in north west London.
Chief Superintendent Louis Smith said: “The individuals that officers engaged with were, by their own admission, aware of the coronavirus rules, and intentionally broke them.
“As many as one in 20 Londoners in some parts of the capital have the virus.
“Social meetings such as these are facilitating the spread and putting the most vulnerable in our community at risk.”