UK threatens to take US to International Court of Justice for millions in unpaid traffic fees

The United States Embassy in London has racked up millions of pounds worth of unpaid traffic fees, all from congestion charges, a charge introduced to ease traffic throughout the bulk of the workday.

As a result, Transport for London, a city agency dedicated to its transport network, has threatened those who haven’t paid fees with legal action at the International Court of Justice. The fee is 15 pounds every day a person drives in central London between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays and between noon and 6 p.m. on weekends.

“We will continue to pursue all unpaid congestion charge fees and related penalty charge notices, and are pushing for the matter to be taken up at the international court of justice,” TFL said.

The International Court of Justice resolves disputes between nations
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