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Signage on town’s bus street is flawed, rules traffic tribunal


Andrew Forster
17 March 2017
Fishergate, Preston
Fishergate, Preston


Lancashire county Council may repay hundreds of penalty charge notices issued to drivers who entered a remodelled bus-only street in Preston. The Traffic Penalty Tribunal ruled that drivers faced difficulties seeing the restriction sign because they were having to be vigilant for pedestrians crossing the street.

The case concerns Fishergate in Preston, the busy east-west shopping street close to the city’s railway station. Major public realm improvements were made to the street in 2014,...

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