Newcastle has been revealed as Britain’s parking hotspot following a study of UK cities conducted by GAP insurance providers, InsuretheGap.com.
Government says data could be used to identify available parking spaces, permitted times and price, which apps could use right across the country.
The number of penalty tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has increased by more than a million in just 12 months, official figures suggest.
Drivers in Barnet receive more parking penalties than in any other UK local council area, research from Warranty Direct has found.
Fleets will have greater protections against bogus parking penalties as new measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms become law.
From April to July, private parking companies requested 1,479,152 sets of vehicle keeper records from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
YourParkingSpace.co.uk survey suggests more than half (55%) of respondents don’t want to stop motorists from being able to park their cars on a pavement.
Councils in England are on course to generate a combined ‘profit’ of £885 million in 2018/19 from their parking operations – a 13% increase year-on-year.
Connected parking apps are becoming more prominent as partnerships with local councils and manufacturers is "on the rise".
More than 2.5 million drivers have wrongfully parked in a disabled space, according to a study by yourparkingspace.co.uk.
Drivers were issued with a record number of parking tickets on private land in the third quarter of 2017-18, according to Government data.
Proposed by Sir Greg Knight MP, if enshrined in law the new rules will see a strict new code of practice for the sector.
Government ministers have thrown their weight behind a private parking members’ bill introduced by Sir Greg Knight MP.
Almost half (48%) of UK drivers pay more than £360 a year to park while at work, a survey by leasing company Leasing Options has found.
Fleets are being urged to proactively manage parking infringements after English councils made a record £819m from their parking operations in the past financial year.
ALD Automotive, in collaboration with Austrian startup Parkbob, is rolling out the pilot phase of ALD Park, a digital parking app, in Austria.
Research by yourparkingspace.co.uk has revealed that up to 12 million people in the UK have seen or been involved in parking disputes.
Nexus Vehicle Rental has pledged its support for a private member’s bill which aims to end the issuing of unscrupulous parking fines by rogue operators.
Schools in close proximity to public transport and/or local amenities are being urged to rent out spare car park spaces during the summer holidays.
Inrix and Apcoa Parking Group have announced a new partnership to exchange parking information.
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