Parking News Articles
Motorists who park illegally across the UK are to be targeted as part of a crackdown led by the Department for Transport.According to transport minister Rosie Winterton, authorities will be able to punish drivers for leaving models in illegal areas, even if they are not signposted as such.It coul
Motorists who reverse into parking spaces could find that they end up saving money, it has been reported.
According to Tim Shallcross from the Institute of Advanced Motorists, manoeuvring is more energy efficient when the engine is warm, the BBC stated.
Motorists paying to park in Leeds are shelling out around £15 million per year for the privilege, according to a local news source.
Drivers in the East Yorkshire town of Hull have paid £7 million for parking over the past year, according to new figures.
Statistics from the Department for Communities and Local Government suggest that this is a 21 per cent increase on 2007.
Motorists in one Derbyshire town have been warned to keep their cars safe following a spate of fuel thefts.
As well as ensuring they have suitable car insurance policies, drivers in Matlock should park their vehicles in well lit areas to deter potential thieves.
Drivers in Greater Manchester picked up fines after being caught travelling in a no entry zone, it has been reported.
According to the Salford Advertiser, 49 Eccles motorists flouted the law in such a fashion and picked up a road conviction as a result.
Drivers who park illegally in Swansea are being cracked down on by officials in the region, it has been reported.
Motorists in Worthing are spending thousands of pounds each month paying parking fines, it has been reported.
According to the Argus, statistics made available under the Freedom of Information Act show that council bosses are making £200,000 per month out of the notices.
The amount of money paid out by motorists in Worthing for parking fines will top £1 million by the end of the year, it has been reported.
According to Horsham Today, £840,000 has been collected since a new scheme was brought in nine months ago.
Drivers could save a significant amount of money by taking part in car-sharing schemes, it has been claimed.
According to the Royal Automobile Club Foundation (RACF), 71 per cent of the 25 million daily UK commuters drive to work.