#TSNews – Nov.19: Drivers in Glasgow have paid more in fines this year for traffic offences caught on CCTV than in any other UK council area.
The £4m total is 11% of the UK figure and takes the amount raised by Glasgow City Council since 2013 to £11m.
There were 131,238 Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) issued in Glasgow in 2015 – the highest number in the UK.
The figures are contained in Freedom of Information (FOI) data obtained by the Confused.com website.
Glasgow City Council currently has 15 CCTV cameras in operation.
Offences caught on camera included driving in bus lanes, driving through no entry areas, stopping in yellow box junctions, going the wrong way on a one-way street and committing illegal U-turns.
Since 2012, the number of UK councils using CCTV to monitor motoring offences has risen by 76% to 44.
There are currently 768 active CCTV cameras being used by local authorities to track traffic offences.
Glasgow drivers caught on CCTV pay more fines than any other UK areaDrivers in Glasgow paid more in fines this year for traffic offences caught on CCTV than any other council area in the UK, new figures show.