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Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
English councils made a record surplus from their parking activities in 2012-13, generating a combined ‘surplus’ of £594m from both... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
David Leibling
Local authorities are required to submit details of their finances to the Department of Communities and Local Government, following a detailed set of... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The Department for Transport is prepared to enable local authorities to reduce the cost of penalty charge notices (PCNs), reveals its reponse to the... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
English councils made a record surplus of almost £600m from their parking activities last year, claims the RAC Foundatio... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Of the 32 local authorities in Scotland, 17 showed surpluses, with 12 showing deficits, while three are not yet decriminalised, reveals an RAC... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
The majority of local authorities in England generate a surplus from their parking activities, suggests a report produced by the RAC Foundation. In... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Speeding motorists in Swindon will be confronted by red traffic lights under a road safety scheme to be tested by the borough council. The system... 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
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
Parking Review
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
Parking Review
Car clubs
Membership of the car club Streetcar in the London Borough of Hounslow has doubled in the last year. The car club, which hires VW cars and vans on a... 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
The Automobile Association has stepped up calls to ban the clamping of cars parked on private land in England and Wales. The motoring group claims... 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
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
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