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Parking Review
Enforcement News
A completely crushed car was displayed in Kingston–on-Thames town centre by the DVLA to warn motorists of the risks of car tax evasion. The... continue
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Business News
A hotel has been fined more than £5,000 for providing unauthorised off-site airport parking. New Century, managers of the four-star Feldbridge... continue
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Uniforms
Deniz Huseyin
Some local authorities now supply parking attendants and other on-street officers with police-style body armour to keep them safe while on patrol.... continue
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Crime
Deniz Huseyin
A man pleaded guilty to theft after being caught on camera stealing a sat-nav system from a Bedfordshire Police ‘trap car’. David Clarke... continue
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Crime
Patrick McDonnell
Motorists in the UK are leaving nearly £4bn worth of gadgets in their vehicles, providing rich pickings for thieves, according to a new survey.... continue
Categories: crime, surveys, All of UK
Parking Review
Enforcement News
A new database enabling parking attendants in London to identify blue badge misuse and fraud is being trialled. The system, developed by London... continue
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Enforcement News
Blue badge abusers are being targeted in a campaign by a Devon council to stamp out the problem. Plymouth city council parking attendants are now... continue
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Staff issues
A van driver who rammed his vehicle into a parking attendant’s moped has been banned from driving for nine months. During August, Lester... continue
Categories: crime, staff, Greater London
Parking Review
Crime
Cardiff is the “worst” city in Britain for motorists, according to a new survey. The Virgin Money Car Insurance study took aspects of car... continue
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Crime
A parking machine revenue collector is facing jail for stealing almost £130,000 in coins from the meters he emptied. Bryn Lynas, 47, was... continue
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Enforcement News
The London Borough of Camden has seized a BMW convertible which had racked up nearly £8,000 in parking fines. The owner of the vehicle is among... continue
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Crime
Patrick McDonnell
Devon and Cornwall police have closed a free car park overnight for a trial period in Camborne town centre in a bid to stop fighting, shouting and... continue
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Letters
Linda Weaver
The article “Nothing new under the sun”, written by Mike Macey in July’s edition of Parking Review, mentioned the problem of... continue
Categories: crime, DVLA, All of UK
Parking Review
Case Studies
Deniz Huseyin
At 2.30am on Friday 29 June, a parking attendant carried out the seemingly routine task of issuing a penalty charge notice to a vehicle parked in a... continue
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Car Crime
Deniz Huseyin
BAA’s Glasgow airport was the scene of a failed terrorist attack a day after two cars carrying explosives were found in central London. At... continue
Categories: crime, safety, Scotland
Parking Review
Crime
British Transport Police (BTP) is targeting cycle theft hotspots at train stations in the south-east to help bike owners avoid falling victim to... continue
Parking Review
Crime
Patrick McDonnell
The leader of an Albanian criminal gang involved in a parking machine scam has been sentenced to life for shooting dead a 22-year-old man in an East... continue
Parking Review
Crime
Patrick McDonnell
‘Capture’ cars fitted with hidden video cameras to record and trap thieves are being used by police in Gwent, Wales. The vehicles, which... continue
Categories: crime, police, Wales
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Two men have been fined for using counterfeit blue badges as part of a crackdown by the London Borough of Newham and the Metropolitan Police. At... continue
Parking Review
Staff issues
Patrick McDonnell
A Wandsworth council parking attendant assaulted while on duty is in a serious but stable condition in hospital. The 38-year-old Central Parking... continue
Categories: crime, Greater London
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