Bus lanes branded ‘money-spinners’ for councils as they rake in gigantic quantity of fines | UK | News | EUROtoday

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AA evaluation discovered that £127.3million of fines to motorists was paid in England throughout 2022/23.

With £47.7million going in direction of prices, this resulted in £79.6million surplus. Transport for London generated essentially the most with £48.5million.

Bus lane guidelines differ, with some working at peak instances, or open to different autos equivalent to taxis and motorbikes.

Many are enforced by cameras, resulting in fines for improper use.

Luke Bosdet, of the AA, stated: “Bus lanes are a huge money-spinner.

“It suggests signage and road markings often don’t do their job in directing drivers away from bus lanes.

“It’s hard to believe that so many motorists throw themselves into bus lanes for the joy of losing a day’s wages.” The Local Government Association was requested to remark.