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Call for powers to tackle car litter louts

Local authorities have called for a change in the law to give them more powers to tackle people who throw litter from their cars. The Local Government Association (LGA) said that up to 70% of all litter offences escape punishment because of a legal loophole, which makes it almost impossible to take action against offenders. According to the LGA, changes to existing legislation to place responsibility for litter dropped from a vehicle on the registered keeper ...