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Bolton motorist becomes first ever slapped with new fine for throwing litter from car window

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A private hire driver has become the first person in Bolton to be fined for throwing litter from a car. The man will have to pay £150 after CCTV footage showed litter being chucked out of the driver-side window, onto the pavement of a residential street.

It happened in the early hours of October 4. READ MORE : 'Someone could get seriously injured': Mystery as thieves swipe 34 metal grids worth £7,000 Bolton Council's environmental enforcement team identified the driver of the taxi, which is licensed through Salford City Council, through DVLA records.

A PCN (penalty charge notice) was then issued to the man at his Bolton home, under legislation that means the registered keeper of a car can be held responsible for any litter thrown from

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