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Parking Review
Operational
The British Parking Association (BPA) has joined forces with Motability to make it easier to deter the misuse of Blue Badges intended for disabled... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Civil enforcement officers (CEOs) in Croydon are set to be equipped with bodycams in a bid to reduce confrontations and assaults by the public. The... continue
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Case Studies
Deniz Huseyin
Over the past five years Manchester City Council has successfully carried out 500 prosecutions of people who have abused the Blue Badge system for... continue
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Case Studies
Deniz Huseyin
Bay sensors could pave the way for an intelligence-led approach to managing parking, believes Manchester City Council’s group manager Graham... continue
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Operational
Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) has urged supermarkets to police their disabled bays after the tragic death of Brian Holmes. He was killed by Alan Watts... continue
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People News
Disabled motoring expert Douglas Campbell has stopped working with the Disability Resource Centre in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. He cites changes in... continue
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Crime Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
Local authority parking teams across Britain have been successfully prosecuting motorists who have abuse the Blue Badge system, which is designed to... continue
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Crime Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
The number of cases of Blue Badge fraud in the UK has fallen to 2,901 in 2012/13 from 4,809  the previous year, according to the Audit... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A whole floor of a multi-storey in Enfield, north London has become available solely for the use of Blue Badge holders.  All 27 spaces on the... continue
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News Lead Story
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Awards
Portsmouth City Council’s work to prevent Blue Badge Fraud was recognised ay the annual Disabled Motoring UK Awards, held at the Heritage Motor... continue
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Debates
The Secret Parking Manager
Anyone running a parking operation will, without exception, face the challenge of providing and enforcing parking access for Blue Badge holders. The... continue
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Enforcement News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Four out of 10 Blue Badges are being misused in Waltham Forest, a counter fraud operation has discovered. The specialist team has seized 134 Blue... continue
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People News Lead Story
The Great London Swim takes place in the heart of London’s Docklands on 31 August. Swimmers of all abilities are invited take on the one mile... continue
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Case Studies
Fraudulent misuse of disabled persons’ Blue Badges is rightly recognised as a serious crime. The National Fraud Authority’s Annual Fraud... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Patrick McDonnell Almost a third of Welsh councils charge Blue Badge users at council run car parks, according to a Freedom of Information request by... continue
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Crime
A motorist has lost his appeal against 11 penalty charge notices after it emerged that the Polish disabled badge he was using was fake. Sandwell... continue
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Editorial
Mark Moran
A photo of George Osbourne getting into a Range Rover parked in a disabled bay became one of the most controversial images of the past few months.... continue
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