If ever you needed to see how the politicians see motorists as being a cash cow then read this story in the Mail.
Robbers are walking away from court with lower fines than those given to motorists caught speeding or parking without a ticket.
In one year, the average fine handed to muggers by magistrates was only £47.
A minor parking infringement earns a £120 ticket in London, or £70 outside the capital. Speeding carries a £60 penalty.
Read the Daily Mail article