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The Deregulation Act 2015

April 10, 2015

The Deregulation Act is now in force which is good news for motorists It redresses the balance a little therefore making parking enforcement fairer. The government have acknowledged that some local authorities may be using parking enforcement for ...

10 Minute Mandatory Grace Period in Parking Bays

April 6, 2015

From 6 April 2015, Local authorities must give a 10 minute grace period to vehicles parked in dedicated paid for parking bays after the expiry of paid for time. It is not a free parking period and in order to benefit from it you must have first paid ...

New parking bay sensors could be a trip hazard.

June 5, 2013

West End pedestrian accident claims set to rise as 3,000 parking bay sensors are installed by Westminster City Council West End residents and shoppers will need to be extra careful when stepping off the kerb to cross the road when 3,000 parking pay ...

Motorists receive parking tickets as parking bays shrink

March 15, 2012

As cars increase in size and councils try and squeeze in more bays motorists are getting caught in a pincer movement. West Dorset, Hackney and Merton are councils that have shortened bays. Some councils will only issue a penalty charge notice if the ...