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English councils ban cars over 5 metres from car parks

Five English councils have prohibited cars longer than five metres from using parking lots, according to information obtained through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. With 91% of councils saying they have no plans to raise the size of parking bays in major towns and cities throughout the nation, this could be the beginning of a […]

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Parking fine hotspots: where in the UK are you most at risk of being fined?

Being issued a parking fine is an unwelcome surprise accompanied by unexpected costs. It’s easy to be caught off-guard by parking restrictions; 45% of new drivers are not even aware of parking charges prior to owning a car. Uswitch car insurance recently conducted research to identify the areas of the UK where the most parking

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Parking Charge Notice on a car parked on a crowded street in England.

New code of practice for private parking imposes grace period for parking fines

A completely new set of regulations governing private parking lots in the UK will be put into effect later this year. The new “Private Parking Code of Practice,” which is supported by the International Parking Community (IPC) and the British Parking Association (BPA), attempts to provide drivers more control by establishing a single, all-inclusive set

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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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Car parked on curb. Close up of tire.

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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Rows of cars parked on the roadside in residential district

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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Rows of cars parked on the roadside in residential district. Small car parked between other cars.

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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