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Why parking companies may have to pay back millions

Motorists could due for payments of “Tens of millions of pounds” for unfair parking fines of more than £100 a time, according to the RAC Foundation. John de Waal QC, a barrister, has prepared a report for the motoring organisation arguing that private parking

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Lincs driver racks up 14k in tickets

A driver from Lincolnshire has amassed an astonishing £14000 worth of private parking fines. He has already been served with four county court judgements totalling more than £3,000 by Leeds-based firm UK Car Park Services. His vehicle, a Ford Mondeo, was often

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Over 4 million PCNs issued in London last year

Local Authorities in London have been accused of ripping off motorists , which comes off the back of recent news about the Government wanting greater leniency to be shown. The UK’s richest parking authority, Westminster, issued 449,139 tickets,compared to 456,000 last

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Lincs parking generates over £1 million in a year

Drivers who flouted on-street parking restrictions paid over £1million in the last year to Lincolnshire County Council. The figures were from on-street parking restrictions in Lincolnshire from April 1 last year to March 31. Lincolnshire County Council adopted civil parking

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Hospitals will give “two fingers” to new parking rules

Ministers have warned that hospitals will stick “Two fingers up” at the new rules which try to stop excessive “Tax on the sick” parking charges. Relatives of gravely ill patients, patients with disabilities, those with frequent appointments and staff working

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TfL employees rack up fines

Politics.co.uk have revealed that Transport for London splashed out hundreds of thousands of pounds on parking fines incurred by their own employees. TfL, which is chaired by London mayor Boris Johnson, justified the figures by saying they were received by employees

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Warden parks on double-yellows

  A traffic warden was spotted recently parking on double yellow lines and blocking the pavement, while he was issuing a ticket. Eagle-eyed Jay Fazal spotted the parking officer committing the violation in Stokes Croft in Bristol. ‘I asked the

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Glasgow bus lane makes 800k in 2 months

Glasgow Council chiefs have raked in a staggering £800,000 in motoring fines from drivers passing through Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow in just two months, it was revealed today. Glasgow City Council placed a daytime ban on vehicles using the bus

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BMW to integrate parking app into it’s cars

Recently re-branded as JustPark (formerly ParkatmyHouse), this parking marketplace now has 500,000 drivers who choose from over 100,000 parking spaces in the UK, and it has plans to expand abroad. But unlike ‘jerktech’ startups such as MonkeyParking, Sweetch and ParkModo, JustPark

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Disabled parking abuse laws passed in Scotland

New laws to crack down on drivers who abuse disabled parking have been passed by the Scottish Parliament. The legislation aims to deal with the hundreds of drivers said to be misusing blue badges, by giving councils powers to confiscate

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