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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield 17:16 - Nov 28 with 1311 viewsSTID2017

Caught on camera accidentally driving for a few seconds in a bus lane.
What a way to treat visitors.
Paid it as not worth appealing as I was caught on cctv.
I'll not give them my custom again !!!

Edit. On Middlewood Road, driving away from Hillsborough..
Anyone going there next time and using that road watch out for the bus lanes !!
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 17:32 - Nov 28 with 1154 viewskarnataka

Happened to me in Bristol a few years ago. CCTV cameras aren't able to use their discretion or common sense.
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 17:40 - Nov 28 with 1133 viewsDarran

I got done for £35 for picking my wife and all her shopping up at the back of M&S in Neath by the Neath Port Talbot Council parking van last week.
I know several people that have been done in the same spot doing the same thing.
We will not be shopping in M&S again and that is not the fault of M&S.
When M&S closes in Neath and Neath becomes more of a ghost town than it is now they need to thank Neath Port Talbot Council.

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 17:44 - Nov 28 with 1131 viewsoldcob

Bar-stewards are everywhere. Got done for driving in bus lane in Plasmarl 9 0'clock on a Sunday morning, not another vehicle on the road let alone a bus.
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 17:56 - Nov 28 with 1110 viewsSTID2017

Shouldn't complain really as it could have been worse.
I was driving down that road at 70mph at the time !!
(I wish)

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:13 - Nov 28 with 1072 viewsmajorraglan

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 17:40 - Nov 28 by Darran

I got done for £35 for picking my wife and all her shopping up at the back of M&S in Neath by the Neath Port Talbot Council parking van last week.
I know several people that have been done in the same spot doing the same thing.
We will not be shopping in M&S again and that is not the fault of M&S.
When M&S closes in Neath and Neath becomes more of a ghost town than it is now they need to thank Neath Port Talbot Council.


They have one in Carmarthenshire as well and quite a few have been done outside M&S in Carmarthen. It’s being sold on the basis of safety etc, but it’s revenue generation. As you say the councils will drive the town centres in to further decline and decimate the High Street.
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:14 - Nov 28 with 1070 viewsbuilthjack

I got done driving in a bus lane a few years ago in Reading. Never paid it. They doubled the fine. Never paid it. Letters back and fore, and threats. I asked them to prove that it was me driving.
Never heard no more.

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:22 - Nov 28 with 1056 viewsSTID2017

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:14 - Nov 28 by builthjack

I got done driving in a bus lane a few years ago in Reading. Never paid it. They doubled the fine. Never paid it. Letters back and fore, and threats. I asked them to prove that it was me driving.
Never heard no more.


Mine was sent to me as person appearing to be the owner / hirer of a 3 metre tall motorhome.
I am going to struggle to hide that in a dark alley if the authorities come looking !!

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:30 - Nov 28 with 1043 viewsbuilthjack

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:22 - Nov 28 by STID2017

Mine was sent to me as person appearing to be the owner / hirer of a 3 metre tall motorhome.
I am going to struggle to hide that in a dark alley if the authorities come looking !!


Tell them Bluey the blue from carediff was driving

He will argue with them for the next 10 years
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:33 - Nov 28 with 1037 viewsSTID2017

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:30 - Nov 28 by builthjack

Tell them Bluey the blue from carediff was driving

He will argue with them for the next 10 years
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:38 - Nov 28 with 1032 viewsdickythorpe

Got done in Bath 5 years ago, I appealed and ended up paying more.
I stayed away up until earlier this year.
It puts you off having a nice day out.
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:42 - Nov 28 with 1025 viewsSTID2017

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 18:38 - Nov 28 by dickythorpe

Got done in Bath 5 years ago, I appealed and ended up paying more.
I stayed away up until earlier this year.
It puts you off having a nice day out.


It does. If I got done for speeding or parking illegally I wouldn't feel so aggrieved, but bus lanes appear and
disappear intermittently, so I didn't choose to break the council regulations.

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 21:03 - Nov 28 with 928 viewsItchySphincter

I got done in Bath a couple of weeks ago, stinking wet night and I still have no idea how I ended up in a bus lane and if I had the appetite for it I’d appeal, but I made the early payment of 30 quid to avoid the ballache. Also got done in Cardiff a few months ago in a normal carriageway that suddenly turned in to a bus lane between two junctions and the signs were so high you’d have to be in a double decker to see them.

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 21:29 - Nov 28 with 903 viewsSTID2017

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 21:03 - Nov 28 by ItchySphincter

I got done in Bath a couple of weeks ago, stinking wet night and I still have no idea how I ended up in a bus lane and if I had the appetite for it I’d appeal, but I made the early payment of 30 quid to avoid the ballache. Also got done in Cardiff a few months ago in a normal carriageway that suddenly turned in to a bus lane between two junctions and the signs were so high you’d have to be in a double decker to see them.


It was dark and wet when I was driving around Sheffield trying to follow road signs, sat nav etc so clearly didn't notice the bus lane

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 21:31 - Nov 28 with 900 viewsbuilthjack

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 21:29 - Nov 28 by STID2017

It was dark and wet when I was driving around Sheffield trying to follow road signs, sat nav etc so clearly didn't notice the bus lane


You could just say that you thought your motor was a bus

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 21:36 - Nov 28 with 897 viewsSTID2017

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 21:31 - Nov 28 by builthjack

You could just say that you thought your motor was a bus


I know. It looks big enough in the pictures !!
TBH not much bigger than Tuesday's minibus
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 23:38 - Nov 28 with 826 viewsTNT

I read about someone receiving a fine recently for inadvertently driving in a bus lane, on a day when no buses were running (think it was a bank holiday)!

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 01:15 - Nov 29 with 787 viewsSwanDownUnder

Learn to drive
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 06:40 - Nov 29 with 727 viewskarnataka

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 17:44 - Nov 28 by oldcob

Bar-stewards are everywhere. Got done for driving in bus lane in Plasmarl 9 0'clock on a Sunday morning, not another vehicle on the road let alone a bus.


My situation in Bristol was the complete opposite. It was rush hour and I'd been in the inside lane for a while before it became a bus lane and I was indicating and trying to get out of the bus lane and must have been in it for about 30-40 yards before someone let me pull out. Even then there were cars who had been behind me just carried on up the bus lane so I guess they all got caught by the ANPR cameras.
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 07:59 - Nov 29 with 683 viewsmonmouth

I didn't even know you could get done by CCTV cameras. This thread has probably saved me a future fine. This is why I love Planet Swans.

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 08:27 - Nov 29 with 673 viewsSTID2017

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 07:59 - Nov 29 by monmouth

I didn't even know you could get done by CCTV cameras. This thread has probably saved me a future fine. This is why I love Planet Swans.


Glad to be of service. I will certainly be more careful in future

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 08:38 - Nov 29 with 660 viewsdcd14

I got done in a tram lane in Nottingham at 4:45am on the way to a triathlon.

Major lack of common sense.
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 09:20 - Nov 29 with 634 viewsSTID2017

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 01:15 - Nov 29 by SwanDownUnder

Learn to drive


Thanks for the advice.
I should do as it is useful to know how to drive in big cities.
Over with you all I would have to learn is how to dodge sheep !
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 09:49 - Nov 29 with 609 viewsdickythorpe

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 08:38 - Nov 29 by dcd14

I got done in a tram lane in Nottingham at 4:45am on the way to a triathlon.

Major lack of common sense.


Nottingham city centre is an odd place to drive in!! I've almost gone onto the tram lines and have seen people do it!!
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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 10:52 - Nov 29 with 571 viewsNotLoyal

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 07:59 - Nov 29 by monmouth

I didn't even know you could get done by CCTV cameras. This thread has probably saved me a future fine. This is why I love Planet Swans.


And this is why we love you.

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I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 11:43 - Nov 29 with 545 viewsdcd14

I Hate Bus Lanes - and Sheffield on 09:49 - Nov 29 by dickythorpe

Nottingham city centre is an odd place to drive in!! I've almost gone onto the tram lines and have seen people do it!!
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I was picking a mate up from Premier Inn in the city centre and the sat nav took me right through it!
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