Kent: Red routes to start next week, with £70 fine

New ‘red routes’ are due to come into effect from next Monday (May 20) on some roads in Kent. And there seems confusion locally over what they are and how they work. The controversial move will see double yellow lines turning red. But the scheme has been questioned by traders and residents, says Kent Live. The […]

Consultation on road scheme to help keep Medway moving

Motorists, residents and business owners are being invited to have their say on plans to introduce red routes across Medway to help reduce congestion. Under the plan, some of Medway’s busiest roads would be turned into red routes, identified by double red lines along the kerb and clear signage. Motorists would not be able to […]

TfL increases Red Route fines

Transport for London is planning to increase the level of the penalty charge for road contraventions on its Red Routes from £130 to £160. It says drivers who don’t follow the rules put the safety of themselves and other road users at risk and cause disruption and delays on some of the capital’s busiest and […]

RAC criticises Khan’s London fines plan

The RAC says London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to increase the maximum penalty charge notice on red routes in the capital from £130 to £160 as “unnecessary”. GB News quotes RAC head of roads policy Nicholas Lyes as saying, “Only last week, the mayor announced hikes to the Congestion Charge, and now he follows this […]


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