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Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The DVLA has written to local authorities across England asking them to confirm whether or not they have started using contract law rather than civil... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
The DVLA has raised almost £22m over the last four and a half years selling driver information to parking enforcement firms. The figures,... continue
Parking Review
Operational
An NSL employee working on behalf DVLA rescued a driver who crashed their car in South Wales last month. Dale Wood was on patrol on Tredegar Road in... continue
Categories: safety, staff, NSL, DVLA, Wales
Parking Review
Operational
A motorist who left his car in a Birmingham multi-storey car park for two years has amassed a bill of £9,500. The black Mercedes seems to have... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Mark Moran
DVLA received over 2.45 million requests for vehicle keeper details from private parking companies in 2013-14. This compares to almost 1.9 million... continue
Categories: enforcement, DVLA
Parking Review
Letters
Naveed Ahmed
I read an article in the September edition of Parking Review about untraceable overseas motorists with interest and just wanted to point out the... continue
Categories: enforcement, DVLA
Parking Review
Letters
Roger Powell
A report by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) suggests that the police have “almost given up” on car crime. T... continue
Categories: crime, police, DVLA
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
The RAC has criticised the government’s decision to scrap paper tax discs. The paper tax discs will be replaced by an electronic system using... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Civil enforcement officers in Wiltshire are to get new powers to check, ticket and clamp untaxed cars as part of changes that will see the end of the... continue
Parking Review
Operational Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
Millions of pounds worth of unpaid parking fines are being written off each year by councils unable to trace drivers of foreign vehicles, says the... continue
Parking Review
Crime
Sevenoaks District Council has dismissed accusations in the national press that it ignores parking violations involving foreign-registered vehicles.... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
The government is being urged by the RAC to clamp down on untaxed foreign vehicles.  Foreign vehicles visiting the country must be registered... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Parking companies paid DVLA over £6m during the last financial year for the details of drivers who have been issued parking charge notices for... continue
Categories: DVLA, All of UK
Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
The government has rejected a Conservative MP’s call for an end to the policy that allows the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) to... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A van owner escaped a fine for not displaying a tax disc when it was proved that it had been eaten by a snail. The munching mollusc was discovered... continue
Categories: enforcement, DVLA
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Mark Moran
A motorist who claimed to have taken so much Viagra he could not leave the house was just one of a number of excuses from people who failed to tax... continue
Categories: permits, surveys, DVLA
Parking Review
Contracts
The DVLA has re-awarded the vehicle storage and disposal contract to auctioneers and valuers John Pye & Sons. The contract incorporates vehicle... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
With their Guy Fawkes masks and penchant for following CCTV enforcement cars on motorcycles, the NoToMob have carved out a niche as anti-parking... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News Lead Story
Redbridge council has been criticised by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) for its treatment of a motorist whose car was clamped without prior... continue
Parking Review
Business News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
The six parking enforcement firms banned from receiving the details of vehicle keepers can now once more access information. The DVLA imposed the ban... continue
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