Lendal Bridge/Coppergate camera fine victims now exceed 60,000.

Lendal bridge notice60,414 drivers have been issued with penalty notices for driving on Lendal Bridge and Coppergate since new restrictions were introduced in August.

Of these 46,323 were caught by cameras on Lendal Bridge while 14,091 were photographed on Coppergate.

The numbers being caught in both locations increased towards the end of January.

The complete figures can be downloaded by clicking here.

Meanwhile the media are reporting that the Council has received £1.3 in fine income.

As suggested on this site some months ago, it appears that the Council lacks the resources – and perhaps the will – to resist many of the appeals that have been lodged.

The Lendal Bridge 5 monthly monitoring report has also now been published. Click here.

With less traffic in January, Park and Ride buses show little change in their journey times.

Traffic volumes are, however,  up on Foss Islands Road, Water End, Shipton Road and Fulford Road.

The Lendal Bridge trial is scheduled to conclude at the end of February.

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Labour Councillors agreed tonight (Tuesday) to extend the use of the ANPR cameras to other routes including bus lanes.

It expects to bring in an additional £150,000 a year in fine income.

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