Just because there’s not a policeman about when you drive the wrong way up a one-way street or make an illegal U-turn, don’t think you’ve had a lucky escape.

The chances are your driving infringement was caught on CCTV and your luck will have run out if it belongs to a local council which uses the ‘spy cameras’ to impose fines.

Reported by The Extra. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.