The new guidelines look like this
Under the proposed changes the maximums in each category will increase as follows:
|Level 1||£200||£800||Includes unauthorised cycle racing on public ways.|
|Level 2||£500||£2,000||Includes driving a motor cycle without a protective helmet.|
|Level 3||£1,000||£4,000||Includes the sale of alcohol to a drunk person or being drunk and disorderly in a public place.|
|Level 4||£2,500||£10,000||Includes speeding on the motorway|
Within the guidelines it is stated that Drivers caught using a mobile phone behind the wheel will face a £4,000 fine. $4000 makes you think doesnt it?!
The end of last year saw the total for fines collected reaching al all time high of £284, of course with these new guidelines that figure is set to rise at the end of this year.
Read the full story here about the fines rising to £10,000 on our site
Sources: Guardian, itv