Parking is a postcode lottery for drivers, with some local authorities being far more strict in dealing with minor offences than others. Has your council ever issued you with a parking fine or towed away your car?
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A law has come in to ban wheel clampers from clamping or towing vehicles on private land in England and Wales. It’s safe to say that opportunistic clampers won’t be missed, but will it put pay to dodgy parking practices?
The Protection of Freedoms Bill proposes to outlaw clamping on private land and was debated yesterday in the House of Commons. We talk to the RAC Foundation’s Stephen Glaister to find out what it all means.
Today the government announced it will scrap former Labour plans for free hospital car parking and let hospitals decide how to run their car parks. But we know from experience some do it better than others.
The recently announced ban on clamping and towing on private land sparked a heated debate. We’ve read your comments and thought it best to let you cast your votes. The clamping ban – good or bad?
At last! Clamping or towing cars on private land in England and Wales has been banned. That’s right, banned. It’s good news for all of us, especially if you’ve been affected by so-called ‘cowboy clampers’.
Neither economics nor green issues can justify the petty meanness of some hospital car parking charges. We’re calling for fair charges wherever you have to park.