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curb-crawler

A person who drives around looking to solicit prostitutes. Primarily heard in US. Don't go into that neighborhood after dark—it's known for prostitutes and curb-crawlers.
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Pete Stanton, chairman of the Alpha House Residents' Association in Barras Heath, believes targeting the kerb-crawlers rather than girls is a good idea, adding: "I think that's the right way to go about it.
There will also be warning signs, CCTV and extra street lighting in areas where kerb-crawlers go.
Councillors believe new powers given to police could be used to stop the kerb-crawlers.
Local families suffer from noise, harassment by kerb-crawlers, and the sight of used condoms left lying on the ground or thrown into front gardens.
Gisela Stuart argues that kerb-crawlers create a highway hazard by driving too slowly.
Officers from the Abbey neighbourhood team flooded known vice areas including Bearwood High Street and Sandon Road in an attempt to deter sex workers and kerb-crawlers on Thursday and Friday nights last week.
ONE can fully understand the frustration of residents who night after night have to put up with kerb-crawlers seeking out prostitutes.
MSPs yesterday backed changes aimed at strengthening prostitution law reforms - with kerb-crawlers facing fines of up to pounds 1,000 compared to pounds 500 fines for people who sell sex.
Liverpool's Cllr Flo Clucas, whose own plan for a managed zone for sex workers was blocked by ministers yesterday, said the government's decision to target kerb-crawlers instead was "totally contradictory".
Most women living in Hillfields have stories to tell about being approached by kerb-crawlers while waiting for a bus, walking the dog or going to the corner shop.
A NEW law to crack down on kerb-crawlers will be unveiled next month.
What he didn't realise was that he'd chanced upon a major police operation to crack down on kerb-crawlers whose activities cause misery and alarm to local residents.
A campaign to shame kerb-crawlers who pick up prostitutes was hailed a major success yesterday, as a town's red-light district was virtually cleared of sex-for-sale girls and clients.
KERB-crawlers cars are being crushed by police to clear up vice hit Midland neighbourhoods.
Zero tolerance for kerb-crawlers is one of the better ideas from this government.