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Parking Review
Technology
The AA is now offering a car park rental option via its route planning app. For the past two years the AA Route Planner has been using the Parkopedia... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
The rising cost of motoring has led 24% of motorists in London to give up their car over the past 12 months, a survey suggests. By abandoning their... continue
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Technology
The AA has launched a smartphone application designed to helping motorists find parking wherever they are in the UK and Ireland. The £1.79 app... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Parking enforcement is a highly emotive issue. Hardly a day goes by without a story in a newspaper somewhere detailing how an unfortunate motorist... continue
Parking Review
Parkex
This year’s Parkex sees the official launch of the British Parking Association (BPA) ‘Hospital Parking Charter’, which has been... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News Lead Story
The use of cameras to enforce parking is both underhand and unfair, the AA has stated. It is harder for drivers to collect evidence and mount a... continue
Parking Review
Transport
Local authorities are facing an expensive road repair due to the number of potholes created by the heavy snow falls and prolonged cold spells that... continue
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Editorial
When over 400 cars were abandoned in Basingstoke by drivers caught in heavy snow falls on 21 December the vulnerability of Britain’s road... continue
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Crime
An anti-theft awareness scheme in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, has drawn criticism from  the AA for being “an advert to thieves”. Kent... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Nearly 60% of drivers give pay-by-phone parking facilities the thumbs-down, a survey by the AA suggests. Inflexibility, mistrust and confusion are... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Wiltshire County Council has switched off road safety cameras in Swindon as part of a re-think on how best to combat road accidents. The five cameras... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Transport minister Sadiq Khan has announced that legislation to crack down on rogue parking firms will go before parliament in the autumn (PR... continue
Parking Review
Clamping
Research by Which? magazine indicates that there is a lack of clarity or consistency over the signage posted by private clamping companies. During... continue
Parking Review
Clamping
Clamping vehicles on private land and demanding a “punitive release fee” is illegal and damaging to society, according to a new report... continue
Parking Review
Crime
Car thieves are resorting to new tactics in order to get around improved vehicle security systems such a tracker devices, the AA has... continue
Categories: crime, police, surveys, AA
Parking Review
Parking Policy
A House of Commons debate led by Stirling MP Anne McGuire has called for the government to take more responsibility for the off-street parking... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Private wheel clampers have been accused of using all manner of dodgy tactics when immobilising drivers on private land. So what should we make of... continue
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