NO-HEADLINE

Click to follow
The Independent Online
Drivers who use bus lanes illegally will be trapped

by cameras mounted on buses in London. The Department of Transport is spending pounds 750,000 on 15 bus-mounted and 10 roadside cameras which will be installed in various parts of north London.

The cameras will photograph number plates and a computer will check the registration against a list of numbers used by buses before fixed-penalty fines ranging between pounds 20 and pounds 40 are sent out. The installation of the cameras follows a successful six-month pilot scheme during which warning letters were sent to offenders. Christian Wolmar

Comments