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Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Road deaths in the UK increased by 3% to 1,760, in the year ending June 2014, compared to the same period in June 2013, according to the latest... continue
Categories: safety, DfT
Parking Review
Operational
Deniz Huseyin
There were half-a-million collisions in UK car parks last year, representing nearly 25% of the total number of road accidents, according to research... continue
Categories: car park design, safety
Parking Review
Technology
Patrick McDonnell
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is piloting a smart temperature alert system for detecting icy road conditions housed in a robust... continue
Parking Review
Hospitals
Jill Fraser
Imagine there were roadworks outside your house. Suddenly, there’s nowhere to park and you have friends coming to visit. Would you wait for... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Katie Howard
Road surface temperatures (RSTs) can be different to air temperatures. With this in mind, the Met Office can provide site specific, road surface... continue
Parking Review
Editorial
Mark Moran
Robot cars, smartphone apps and trend analysis software will all be discussed at Parking World this month. However, the human side of parking will... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A fire crew had to dismantle a car in order to free a cat that had made a bolt for freedom after a trip to the vet. Mousey was being treated at the... continue
Categories: safety
Parking Review
Case Studies
Kiran Devgun
If you are an eligible Blue Badge holder you may want to find out more about parking safely in public spaces. Let us guide you through with our... continue
Parking Review
Editorial
Mark Moran
Parking bays around the world are being turned into gardens, bike clinics, performance spaces, art installations and even health clinics. Created as... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Two Northern Irish traffic attendants (TAs) helped extinguish a car fire on the streets of Derry/LondonDerry on 1 September.  TAs Tommy Robinson... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
Mark Moran
A Private Members Bill that seeks to make pavement parking illegal throughout England and Wales has been delayed in the House of Commons. Pavement... continue
Parking Review
Cover Story
Mark Moran
The idea that kerbside parking provision is vital to the health of high streets is widespread, so the idea of removing spaces is something that is... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Deniz Huseyin
Besides bringing together neighbours, street parties show what life might be like in a less car-dominated world. The street where I live in... continue
Parking Review
People News
Parking company Q-Park has donated £2,000 to road safety charity Brake. Q-Park supported Brake’s annual Road Safety Week in 2013 through... continue
Categories: charity, safety, Q-Park
Parking Review
Safer Parking
Northwick Park Hospital has been awarded a Park Mark safer parking award by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO). The hospital’s... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A civil enforcement officer (CEO) helped rescue a toddler who had ended up 15-feet above street level on Reading’s Oxford Road. The incident... continue
Categories: enforcement, safety, NSL
Parking Review
People News
Living Streets, a charity which campaigns for better pedestrian environments, has named Joe Irvin as its new chief executive. He takes over from Tony... continue
Categories: people, safety, Urban Design
Parking Review
Business News
APCOA Parking Ireland has acquired a new vehicle that helps it transform any grass field into a temporary car park within minutes.  APCOA... continue
Categories: safety, signs & lines, APCOA
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