Drivers caught going wrong way up bus lane

Drivers have been caught on cameras driving illegally in a bus lane '“ and going the wrong way.

Friday, 25th May 2018, 4:27 pm
Updated Friday, 25th May 2018, 4:31 pm

The images were snapped at the Broughton roundabout with the M55.

Following problems with drivers in the bus lane, Lancashire County Council has installed cameras, and will now be sending the images to Lancashire Police.

Lancashire County Council’s Cabinet member for highways and transport, Keith Iddon, said: “A small number of drivers are choosing to drive the wrong way along the bus lane.

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A driver in the Broughton roundabout bus lane. Photo: Lancashire County Council
A driver in the Broughton roundabout bus lane. Photo: Lancashire County Council

“There are clear markings on the roads and signing to show people where they should be driving. It could be that people were simply following sat navs or are unfamiliar with the new road layout, but it is concerning that they didn’t see the signs and markings.”