Newcastle has been revealed as Britain’s parking hotspot following a study of UK cities conducted by GAP insurance providers, InsuretheGap.com.
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.
Fleets will have greater protections against bogus parking penalties as new measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms become law.
Fines and charges incurred by drivers of FN50 vehicles are reaching record levels. The suggestion is the total bill could be almost £56 million.
Councils in England have seen their parking ‘profits’ rise by almost a third (32%) in just four years.
From April to July, private parking companies requested 1,479,152 sets of vehicle keeper records from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
Connected parking apps are becoming more prominent as partnerships with local councils and manufacturers is "on the rise".
The number of tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has surged by almost a million in just 12 months to a new high, the RAC Foundation suggests.
Four out of 10 drivers who challenged parking and bus lane fines issued by councils were successful, figures suggest.
UK motorists are in full support of the private parking industry code of practice bill due to “bad reputation” of private companies.
Drivers were issued with a record number of parking tickets on private land in the third quarter of 2017-18, according to Government data.
Government ministers have thrown their weight behind a private parking members’ bill introduced by Sir Greg Knight MP.
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.
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.
Private parking penalties incurred by company car and van drivers cost £2.21m in the first half of the year, according to new figures from Lex Autolease.
Westminster City Council is set to trial emissions-based charging for diesel cars parking within Marylebone.
There is growing concern among motorists about both the cost and availability of parking in the UK, according to the latest RAC Report on Motoring.
The International Parking Community (IPC) has signed an agreement with The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) to help simplify the process of transferring liability and recovering payment for Parking Charge Notices.
Fleet representative body ACFO is to publish a memorandum of understanding document looking at best practice around parking fines on private land.
ACFO is calling on the Government to encourage the modernisation of administering parking fines on private land.
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