Drivers are being milked of £135million a year by spy cameras in bus lanes and box junctions. A record 1.32million fines were issued for minor offences in 2011/12, 16 per cent up on the year before. Motoring organisations say the figures show councils are targeting drivers to balance their budgets. Read more >>
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