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Hi Everyone,

We have bus lanes in Australia that read - Buses Excepted.

I have given this some thought, and am wondering if this is a mistake.

Buses Accepted - makes more sense.

What does 'Buses Excepted' actually mean?

Thanks,

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I expect this is added on to a sign which otherwise means NO TRAFFIC.

You can't use 'Accepted'.

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Yes, I didn't think that 'Accepted' was right, but I'm not sure about Excepted.

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Yes, I didn't think that 'Accepted' was right, but I'm not sure about Excepted.

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There are no vehicles allowed in this lane except buses. (Buses are excepted / excluded from this restriction.)

That makes perfect sense. The problem I have relates to two lanes near my home. These roads have just been upgraded and two lanes have - Buses Excepted - painted on both lanes. However, cars are allowed to enter the two lanes, and must enter, because if they didn't, then I wouldn't be able to get to my home. All cars use these lanes. This is why I started focusing on the signage.

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