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Brighton named seaside town with priciest parking this Easter half term

In a new study conducted by car check experts, Motorscan, Brighton has been ranked as the most expensive seaside town to park your car this Easter holiday. Collating data via Parkopedia, the study evaluates the average parking costs in 30 prominent UK seaside towns. The analysis focuses on parking spots available on an 8-hour basis […]

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Majority support nationwide ban on pavement parking, survey finds

The majority of people support demands to outlaw parking on pavements, with nearly two thirds (62%) supporting the idea. Startline Motor Finance conducted the research after the Local Government Association (LGA) called for increased authority to impose the ban in England. According to the surveys, 28% of respondents thought that parking on pavements is “just

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Half of all new vehicles are too wide for on-street parking, according to report

According to research conducted by the automotive advocacy group Transport & Environment (T&E), new cars in Europe are becoming 1 centimetre larger every two years on average. The research revealed that the trend will continue because SUV sales are increasing throughout the continent, including in the UK. In fact, in many nations, including the UK,

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Study reveals the FOUR UK cities offering FREE parking for residents

Residential parking permits are seen as a way of managing parking and pollution in the most populated UK towns and cities. But where are residents being charged the highest premiums to park? There are many costs to consider when you own a car, from parking permits to insurance and car finance options. Moneybarn analysed parking

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New study reveals the areas in the UK that charge the most £££ for a parking permit

Residential parking permits are seen as a way of managing parking and pollution in the most populated UK towns and cities. But where are residents being charged the highest premiums to park? There are many costs to consider when you own a car, from parking permits to insurance and car finance options. Moneybarn have analysed

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Summer airport drop-off fees soar: prepare for higher charges at UK airports, warns RAC

Ahead of the summer holidays, drivers taking relatives and friends to the airport should be prepared for hefty terminal drop-off prices, with several of the UK’s 21 busiest airports raising fees, new RAC research reveals. Southampton Airport saw the biggest increase in drop-off fees, going from £6 for 20 minutes (was £4 for 20 minutes

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Private parking industry generates over £1 billion in revenue

The number of tickets given out by firms has hit another high resulting in private parking set to become a billion-pound a year industry. DVLA data reveals that drivers are set to gain more than 11 million penalties in private car parks this financial year, 2022-23. The companies have already purchased 8,564,762 vehicle keeper records

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Flower beds, bike racks and ‘parklet’ seating areas are replacing parking spaces across the UK

Thousands of parking places have been eliminated by councils around the UK in order to make way for street art, bike shelters, and flowerbeds. Local authorities, who are the main force behind the trend, contend that cars unfairly dominate in high streets and town centers, while businesses worry that the change could spell doom for

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