Yellow trick road

I have fallen foul of one of Croydon's many enforcement cameras. It is alleged that I “stopped on a restricted bus stop / stand”. The bus stop has a single wide yellow line. I did stop to set down a passenger but I am not sure that I did stop in the bus stop and I am asking for photographic evidence. Surely, if there are no kerb markings then I can pick up and set down passengers, even in a restricted bus stop? The Highway Code does not offer any help here. If you cannot help, can you point me in the right direction?

Asked on 31 July 2010 by TS, Sanderstead, South Croydon

Answered by Honest John
Section 36 RTA 1988 level 3 fine fixed penalty non endorsable. Local Authorities do not need Traffic Regulation Orders to apply the markings. Penalty Culture Britain again.
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