Free parking for hospital workers to be scrapped


The government has caused outcry after announcing that hospital workers will no longer receive free parking at work.
UK drivers pay £1.5bn a year in car park damage repairs

Car park prang damage costs £1.5bn per year


A poll of UK motorists suggests drivers are forking out huge sums of money repairing damage caused by car parking prangs.
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Third of Brits openly shame appalling car parkers


Many motorists in Britain seemingly aren't afraid to let other drivers know what they make of their poor parking, according to a new poll.

Gatwick rogue parking boss jailed for 14 months


The boss of a rogue valet parking firm that dumped its clients' cars in fields near Gatwick Airport has been sentenced for 14 months.
New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines

New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines


The days of extortionate parking fines on private land could be a thing of the past after a government clampdown on rogue car park owners.
Gatwick Airport robot parking

Gatwick Airport wants robots to park your car


If the application is approved, Gatwick Airport will begin trials of "robotic automated valets" at its South Terminal as early as April 2019.
UK councils expected to make up to £900m surplus from car park fees

UK councils could make £1bn profit from parking


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...