A motorist who was waiting in a queue of traffic in Bradford has been handed a parking ticket. Victor Hankins's car was filmed by a mobile traffic enforcement vehicle in a bus stop - while he was in a queue at a red traffic light.
Mr Hankins appealed against the council's actions, which he described as an
"absolute joke." Bradford Council has apologised and cancelled the penalty notice, admitting
issuing the ticket was a "mistake". Mr Haskins said he consulted the Highway Code rules on waiting at bus stops
before contacting the council.
He said: "I told them that I would be removing the appeal and I'd be seeing
them in court and I wanted the camera operative in the court with me. At that point they overturned everything, apologised and the attitude
couldn't have been more helpful and totally the opposite (from before)."
In a statement, Bradford Council said: "All images are checked before a
Penalty Charge Notice is issued. In this case a mistake was made. When we find out that we have issued a penalty notice in error we cancel it
and refund as appropriate. We continue to monitor and review performance regularly to ensure any errors
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