'Wake up and get it right' - what drivers are saying about Newcastle bus lane camera fiasco
Drivers caught out by a bus lane camera in Newcastle are having their fines refunded.
The Traffic Penalty Tribunal has ruled that, due to signage issues , Newcastle City Council now has to cancel many of the penalty charge notices.
It means that drivers caught in the hours of darkness between February 23 and April 22 are set to get their money back.
Council bosses say this amounts to 5,100 drivers and could cost the authority £117,500 in refunds.
The camera, which was put up in February, has caught 64,000 drivers.
The legal ruling came after one determined motorist appealed his fine all the... read more
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