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Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Parking charge notices issued to motorists on private land are out of proportion to the losses suffered by landholders, which means they are not... continue
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
Parking Policy
A collection of studies and essays on parking policy from around the world has been published. Parking: Issues and Policies is part of the Transport... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
Parking is a subject that recurs throughout the latest RAC Report on Motoring, an annual study based on a survey of British drivers pr... 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
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
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