WATCH: Drivers continue to ignore bus lane near schools

The bus gate sign on Catton Grove Road. Picture: Norwich Police

The bus gate sign on Catton Grove Road. Picture: Norwich Police - Credit: Archant

A week after police issued a fresh warning over bus lane abuse, motorists are still flouting the rules close to two Norwich schools.

Last week, Norwich North's safer neighbourhood team (SNT) issued a reminder of the restrictions that apply to the bus gate on Catton Grove Road, which starts near Lilburne Avenue.

A week later and this video reveals that motorists are still ignoring the restrictions, which were put in place as a measure to stop rat-running and protect pupils near Angel Road Junior and Infant Schools.

The bus gate stops drivers travelling south - towards the city - between Catton Grove Road and Angel Road from 7.30am until 9am during the week.

In this period, only buses, cyclists and taxis can use this stretch.


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On Wednesday last week, more than 100 drivers were caught ignoring the restrictions, but it appears the message has not been received.

This video, which was recorded over a 30-minute period between 8am and 8.30am one morning, caught scores of motorists still flouting the rules.

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