West London row over ‘difficult’ street guidelines as council nets £1.8 million from fines

Hounslow Council has earned £1.8 million by fining drivers who broke “difficult” new street guidelines imposed throughout the pandemic.

The West London council has made £1,879,502 by issuing 44,254 in fines from Low-Visitors Neighbourhoods (LTNs), a Freedom of Info Request from the Native Democracy Reporting Service has revealed.

 

 

 

 

The central authorities funded schemes had been launched in 2020 to make individuals stroll or cycle extra and cease automobiles from driving by residential areas.

Drivers who did not observe the principles had been fined by ANPR cameras monitoring their actions.

Conservative Councillor for Chiswick Sam Hearn mentioned: “Individuals are getting tickets as a result of it’s so difficult for the peculiar individuals, who simply get on with their lives.

“The indicators themselves don’t inform you what it’s good to know, they’ll say ‘entry solely’, effectively what does that imply?

“In the event you’re visiting your family you’ll suppose effectively I’m simply coming to go to my family, however for those who drive down you’ll get a ticket.

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