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The rise of 24-hour parking restrictions


One borough’s plans to impose 24-hour parking restrictions have been criticised as a money-making scheme and spell trouble for drivers and businesses...
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Kindle-style E Ink traffic signs introduced in Sydney


A new type of traffic sign that uses the same digital display technology as found in e-readers, such as the Amazon Kindle, has been launched in Sydney...
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What the political parties have in store for motorists...


Voting blocs don’t come much bigger than drivers. There are 35m motorists in Britain, and they contribute £58bn to the Treasury each year in taxes
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News: 10-minute grace period introduced for council...


From midnight on Sunday motorists have been legally entitled to a 10-minute grace period in council parking spaces.
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News: Drivers could be refunded millions in "illegal"...


A new study by the RAC Foundation has revealed that millions of pounds-worth of parking tickets issued on private land could be illegal, and that...
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News: DVLA made £22m in less than five years from...


The Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) has made almost £22m since 2010 by selling driver's details to private parking enforcement firms...
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Letters of the week, November 9, 2014


This week: Land Cruiser Amazon love, keyless car hate, parking rules and blinding brake light bother.
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Video: Dispute over car parking space turns into demolition...


This video shows why it pays not to get into disputes over parking spaces. Filmed on a mobile phone at the RioMar shopping centre in Recife, eastern...
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Letters of the week, November 2, 2014


This week: classic, veteran and vintage cars defined, parking lawlessness, blinding brake lights and toll charges for foreign cars.
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News: Council paints double yellow lines on 3ft wide...


It’s barely 3ft wide and far too small for even the tiny Smart city car but a stretch of tarmac in one north London street has still been painted...
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News: Man drives car off back of council tow truck...


Video taken by a passer-by shows the man in his silver Vauxhall Astra aboard the truck moments before he engages reverse gear, floors the accelerator...
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News: Boris Johnson proposes "workplace parking levies"...


A scrappage scheme for older diesel cars and the introduction of a workplace parking levy that could see employees paying up to £400 a year to park...