Parking News Articles
Do you have to pay and display to park your car when you go to work? Perhaps you need to use a public car park which over the years has totalled quite a spend?
A study has found that almost a fifth of the space available to park goes to waste, with London and Birmingham having the greatest average distance between parked cars.
The Daily Mail reports,
Drivers often grumble about never being able to find a place to park.
Recent research has highlighted the impact of not turning off your engine at the school gates, with 20 minutes of idling a day capable of filling a swimming pool with fumes.
Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:
If you have your own drive way, the problems of parking should be eliminated. But what if parking on your driveway still resulted in a parking fine?
Rachael Burford, The Mail Online, reports:
Being fully aware of the rules of the road is something every driver should feel confident of. But, are there certain rules of the highway code that you’re unwittingly breaking?
Sophie Kitching, The Telegraph, reports:
It’s bad enough that parking machines don’t accept copper coins, and worse still when you find a counterfeit coin in your purse that gets rejected. It will be even more frustrating if parking machines are unable to accept the new £1, especially considering it will be legal tender.
Air pollution is a hot topic. It’s driving the production of electric cars and has prompted countries such as Norway to consider banning petrol cars altogether. But what steps is the UK taking? The mayor of London has an unusual suggestion.
Fionn Hargreaves, The MailOnline, reports:
If you’re frustrated with people parking unlawfully on your property, then this might be the answer to your prayers! A new app has been released, enabling people to report illegal parking on private land, and you can even get £10 for doing so!
James Dunn, The Mail Online, reports:
Imagine you’re driving into a car park, it’s busy and you’re hunting for a space. Yet instead of finding neatly parked cars, you’re faced with large vehicles taking over two spaces. Would this frustrate you?
What car do you drive? Plenty of us have smaller cars such as Ford KA’s and Renault Clio’s, but many are driving much larger vehicles which are struggling to fit in a normal parking space.
Tim Pollard, Car Magazine reports: