Almost 300 drivers have been fined near Bedford after the borough council introduced cameras on a bus lane which has been used as a short cut.
The section of road from the A6 to the Wixams Housing development is about a mile shorter than using an alternative route and motorists say the restrictions are unnecessary.
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Showers easing with clear spells overnight. Strong winds easing.
Sunday forecast: Heavy rain is expected for a time with gusty winds, then clearing during the afternoon.
March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.