What is the penalty for driving in a bus lane in Glasgow?

People who illegally drive in bus lanes are issued with a £60 fine, however it’s reduced when payment is made within 14 days of issue. The local authority also revealed 170,574 appeals were lodged with 35,193 cancelled, reports Glasgow Live .

What happens if you drive in a bus lane Scotland?

Receiving a charge notice

If you’ve used a bus lane illegally, your local council can give you a charge notice. In most cases, the council must send you the notice within 28 days of you driving in the bus lane. The charge notice will say that you have 28 days to pay the charge.

Do you get points for going through bus lane?

It’s a civil matter rather than a criminal offence, so it’s unlikely to involve points on your driving licence and therefore shouldn’t impact your car insurance either. But it means that incorrectly using a bus lane can be as needlessly expensive for you as belting past a speed camera or parking illegally.

What happens if you go down a bus lane?

Many bus lanes are monitored by CCTV, so the authorities should have a good understanding of your specific circumstances. But if you find you’ve strayed into a bus lane by mistake, and you have no real excuse for doing so, you may be issued a penalty. You’ll be sent a penalty charge notice (PCN) through the post.

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What’s the penalty for driving in a bus lane UK?

Driving in a Bus Lane Fine

Inside Greater London, the fine for driving in a bus lane is £160, or £80 if you pay within 14 days. Outside of Greater London, the fine is £65, or £30 if you pay within 14 days. But you won’t get any points on your licence if you drive in a bus lane by mistake.

How much is a bus lane fine in Scotland?

A Bus lane Enforcement Charge Notice or PCN is up to £60. You have 28 days to pay or challenge the penalty. If you pay it within 14 days it’ll be reduced by 50%.

Can you appeal driving in a bus lane?

These are the only grounds – or reasons – on which you may appeal against a bus lane Penalty Charge Notice. For example, the vehicle was sold before or bought after the contravention occurred. You MUST supply the full name and address of the buyer or seller if you have it.