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Westminster City Council’s traffic marshals have been carrying out ‘special operations’ in a bid to crack down on illegally parked supercars.
Drivers from abroad rack up more than £1m in parking fines in Westminster, council says.
Islington Council has received a £70,000 fine after an investigation found it failed to secure the personal details of up to 89,000 people on its parking ticket system.
A council is saving thousands of pounds and generating extra income by removing pay and display parking machines and shifting to cashless payments.
Seven out of ten drivers are more likely to drive by than park somewhere they can only pay by phone, potentially driving customers away from struggling high streets, according to the AA.
The number of motorists handed tickets by private parking companies has soared in one year, official figures suggest.
UK drivers spend on average 44 hours a year looking for parking, costing them £733 each in time, fuel and emissions and totalling £23.3bn across the country, leading traffic analysts have estimated.
Vehicle owners living in Boston who repeatedly block bin lorries will face prosecution and a fine that could run into the thousands, says council.
An update of a car parking app used by councils across the country has exposed users to a serious data breach.
Local authorities in Scotland made more than £40m surplus from car parking fines and charges during the last financial year, according to the RAC Foundation.