Private parking fines to be capped at £50


The majority of private fines are to be capped at £50 in England, Scotland and Wales under a new parking code of practice.
These are the nation's most hated parking manoeuvres

How to parallel park


Parallel parking can be a daunting manoeuvre, so here’s a guide on how to do it.
Angled bays put a new slant on the perfect car park

Angled bays maximise parking space


When most people arrive in a full car park, they see a parking problem. When David Percy arrives in a full car park, he sees a geometry problem..
Coastal driveway rentals rise by over 300%

Boom times for rented driveways near seaside


Coastal home owners are cashing in on renewed demand for parking as holidaymakers return to England’s beauty spots.
Coronavirus: NHS staff no longer have to pay parking fees at hospitals

Hospital parking fees scrapped for NHS workers


The government has said it will cover the costs of car parking for NHS staff working in hospitals during the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.
Transport Secretary cracks down on pavement parking

Government cracks down on pavement parking


Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced there could soon be new restrictions on pavement parking in order to make travel safer for pedestr
UK road pavement parking

MPs call for ban on pavement parking


A cross-party group of MPs has called on government to ban drivers from blocking footpaths by parking their cars on the kerb.

Diesel drivers could pay £50 to park in London


Parking premiums for diesel car drivers in central London could rocket up by as much as 50%, if new proposals are given the go-ahead.
Tesla announce 'Summon' Autopilot parking system update is coming to Model 3

Tesla Model 3 owners can now 'Summon' their cars


Tesla has announced that its new BMW 3-series-rivalling Model 3 electric cars are now equipped with "Summon" technology.
Dodgy parking operators who fine the dead face ban

Dodgy parking operators who fine the dead face ban


New rules will be introduced to ban cowboy parking companies after operators tried to fine a dead person and a woman too short to read parking si
Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds

Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds


Almost 12m drivers receive a penalty notice every year, the equivalent of one every 2.5 seconds, as the number of fixed cameras increases.
Reader Letters: Smart motorways, disabled parking spaces, motorway etiquette and reporting drivers without tax

Reader Letters: Smart motorways and blue badges


David Holden complains of the “war on motorists” after receiving a ticket for driving at 57mph in a 50mph limit — and wonders whether to...
Black box proved motorist was fined one minute after parking

Black box proved motorist fined after one minute


A motorist successfully appealed against a £100 parking ticket by using a black-box recorder to prove that the penalty was issued within a minute