Parking enforcement van spotted breaking THREE laws by stopping on a pavement, over yellow lines and in a cycle lane

March 16th, 2017

A PARKING enforcement officer broke three laws when he left his van on a pavement, on yellow lines and in a cycle lane. The motor- belonging to ironically-named Simple Intelligent Parking – was photographed in Plymouth, Devon. via Parking enforcement … Continued

How councils reject unfair parking ticket appeals

March 1st, 2017

Local authorities issue around nine million parking fines every year They are a major source of revenue, raking in hundreds of millions of poundsBut tens of thousands of fines are unfairly handed out to honest drivers When motorists appeal to … Continued

Hero medics slapped with parking tickets while they were battling to save three lives in hospital

February 26th, 2017

Three medics were given parking tickets as they battled to save heart patients in hospital . The £20 notices were issued despite a sign on one car reading: “Cardiac emergency – nurse on call”. The senior nurse, a consultant cardiologist, … Continued

Disabled driver’s fury over second wrong parking ticket this year

February 24th, 2017

A disabled shopper has slammed a parking firm over a wrongly issued £40 parking ticket after a trip to a Runcorn supermarket visit – for the second time this year. Diane Kinvig, 64, who has rheumatoid arthritis, received the first … Continued

Stunned passer-by catches NCP parking car dumped on double yellow line as ‘driver goes for coffee’

February 24th, 2017

A CAR branded with the slogan “we care where you park” was spotted on double yellow lines outside a busy London coach station, while the driver “stopped for coffee”. Transport manager Joe Hickey, 50, snapped the illegally parked NCP car – … Continued

Driver proves Southampton Central station parking bays ‘too small’

February 22nd, 2017

A motorist has had a fine for parking over the line of a bay overturned after he proved the spaces were “too small”. Jago Lawless, 46, was fined £80 for not parking his Hyundai i10 within a bay at Southampton … Continued

Council drags mother through parking fine legal battle

February 18th, 2017

Paula Woolven, 44, paid the £1 car parking ticket for her Vauxhall Zafira But she was given £50 penalty notice because it blew over in the wind Council refused to accept evidence proving she had bought a ticket They then … Continued

Parking wardens ‘start early to hand out extra fines to drivers’

February 14th, 2017

The claim was made by former Independent Police Complaints Commission investigator Marlon Williams, 30. He filmed a traffic warden who had attempted to ticket his car in Frampton Park Avenue, Hackney, this month.Mr Williams had been visiting a friend and … Continued

Council accused of trying to sneak in Birmingham workplace parking tax

January 6th, 2017

Birmingham City Council has been accused of sneaking in plans to introduce workplace parking taxes and charges for diesel cars. Opposition Conservative transport spokesman Timothy Huxtable claimed the Labour run city council planned to charge motorist as part of plans … Continued

Eight parking tickets for daughters at dying mum’s bedside

January 5th, 2017

Two grieving daughters have spoken of their disgust after receiving a total of EIGHT parking tickets while sitting by the bedside of their dying mother. Rosaleen Harris died on Christmas Day at Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary, aged 65. But while her … Continued