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Re: So who's going to enforce it?

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Originally Posted by MJ224 View Post
The only vague excuse is to keep warm in the winter...
Seriously, the modern cars do stop the engine at traffic lights, and that system seems to work....
Who is going to collect the fine, Exhausted Police I guess
And cool in summer.

I don't have a modern enough car but (a) I think you can turn it off, (b) I believe that if you depress the clutch or put it into neutral then it doesn't stop the engine, and (c) it doesn't do it if the engine is cold or the battery is not fully charged.

I like the pun but the council will collect the fine though it might be issued by an exhausted policeman on behalf of the council. If the police do not get the money then it won't be high on their list of priorities.
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