Edinburgh locals received five fines in North Berwick for breaching Covid rules within just a two-day period it has been revealed.
Cops caught people from the capital driving to the East Lothian seaside town citing excuses such as wanting some “peace and quiet” and being “out for a drive,” reports East Lothian Courier.
It is currently against the law for Scots to travel out of their local authority unless they have an essential reason.
The details of the Covid breaches were included in a report sent to North Berwick Community Council, detailing why drivers had been stopped.
One vehicle was pulled over by police on the evening of January 29 near Leuchie House respite centre due to erratic driving and cops discovered that both passengers in the car were from Edinburgh. They were both handed a fine by police.
One vehicle was pulled over by police on the evening of January 29 near Leuchie House respite centre due to erratic…