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 set penalty discover after they found the outstanding distance she had travelled.
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An sad meal… a lady has ended up having a really costly McDonald’sCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
She drove from Lincolnshire for a McDonald’s meal along 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 three counties to get a burger will not be classed as important journey.
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“Most individuals in North Yorkshire are attempting actually exhausting to cease the unfold of Covid in our communities and shield the weak.
“When this pandemic is over, we all know everybody’s trying ahead to going the place they need, when they need.”
“Yesterday a senior police chief stated virtually 45,000 fines have been slapped on folks throughout the UK for breaching Covid-19 guidelines.
Nationwide Police Chiefs’ Council chairman Martin Hewitt additionally warned that officers is not going to “waste time” making an attempt to motive with boastful individuals who have “no regard” for the protection of others.
Elsewhere, 14 petrolheads have been fined £200 every after a big automotive meet in north west London.
Chief Superintendent Louis Smith stated: “The people that officers engaged with had been, by their very own admission, conscious of the coronavirus guidelines, and deliberately broke them.
“As many as one in 20 Londoners in some elements of the capital have the virus.
“Social conferences reminiscent of these are facilitating the unfold and placing probably the most weak in our group in danger.”