Highways bosses have been accused of incompetence after they missed out more than £1 million of fines after “forgetting” to turn on a bus lane camera installed five years ago.

Motorists in Colchester, Essex, have spent years dodging £60 fixed penalty notices for illegally using the bus lane which was introduced as part of road improvements.

Reported by the Telegraph. You can read the full story here. 

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