UK councils could make £1bn profit from car parking fees this year


UK councils will generate a surplus of nearly £900m from car parking charges this financial year, according to research by the RAC Foundation.
Private parking firms are paying public to catch out motorists

Public offered cash to report illegal parking


Rewards of up to £30 are being given to members of the public to administer their own parking tickets under a “shop a motorist” scheme.
Gulf royal buys himself a car park for £21m

Gulf royal buys himself a car park for £21m


The cost of parking in town can be steep, but even in central London £21m seems beyond the pale. That, however, is what a Middle Eastern royal
Parking complaints soar as cameras ‘entrap’ motorists

Parking complaints soar as cameras ‘entrap’


Complaints over parking tickets have soared by more than 50 per cent in a year after a surge in the number of car parks monitored by automatic nu
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Mini driver wins Guinness parallel parking record


A stunt driver has claimed the Guinness world record for the tightest reverse parallel park, by shoehorning his Mini into a space that left a combined...

Penalty charge appeal defeat puts private parking firms...


Private parking companies are celebrating after a motorist lost his court appeal against an £85 ticket
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Letters of the week, February 1


This week: speed limiters, parking spaces and not using indicators...
Britain's worst road signs: muddling mph and other mad markings

Britain's worst road signs: muddling mph and other...


Where are Britain’s worst road signs? This was the question we asked our readers last month — and we have been inundated with examples from across...
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UK airports charging jumbo car parking fees


The biggest airports in Britain have increased many parking charges by more than a third in the past two years and some prices have doubled.