A POLICE automotive was caught driving by means of a bus lane after allegedly “hiding not far away and nicking folks” for doing the identical factor weeks earlier than.
The recognisable white, blue and yellow police automobile was captured on a resident’s safety cam cruising down the lane Woodmere Avenue in Watford, Herts, yesterday.
The identical avenue has made headlines over the previous yr attributable to slim width restrictions inflicting injury to “tons of” of autos and even a police van, ensuing within the street being widened not too long ago.
Tim Vigor, 53, who captured the footage exterior his house, claims that previous to the works going down cops would sit across the nook catching autos utilizing the bus lane.
The HGV driver additionally claimed that officers have even pulled him over for utilizing the lane.
Tim couldn’t consider his eyes when he managed to seize the police automotive then darting by means of the identical bus lane yesterday.
He posted the video on Fb yesterday, writing: “It was solely a few weeks in the past they had been hiding not far away and nicking folks for doing this.
Viewers have since slammed the police for utilizing the lane.
Sam Taylor stated: “My brother obtained a ticket for doing that.”
Sapphire Dalmatian stated: “I noticed the police automotive that hit the previous bollards, however this lot clearly didn’t need to hit the brand new ones or possibly it was the identical driver.
“The police know we’re all watching and ready.”
Tim replied: “I actually couldn’t give a monkeys who goes by means of the center however it’s the very fact they had been hiding not far away two days earlier than they modified the restriction.
“They held a driver for half an hour then gave them a ticket.
“I simply don’t just like the double requirements and in the event that they wrestle to get by means of it now we actually have gotten an issue.”
Barry Furness stated: “Tag your police drive, naughty in the event that they’re nicking folks for it then doing it themselves.”
Lee Hughes stated: “That will likely be new Police protocol after the embarrassment of the van hitting it!”
Talking immediately, Tim stated: “At my home there’s a flip off they usually sit across the nook and anybody going by means of the center they’ll sit they usually’ll nick them.
“Through the years they’ve stopped hundreds together with me and my spouse.
“It’s been widened however it’s nonetheless okay for them (police) to undergo it, you possibly can get a bus by means of it now.
“It’s double requirements, I don’t care who goes by means of it. I simply assume it’s a bit wealthy when two weeks in the past they had been nicking folks and now they’re doing it.”