Parking Tickets

Here's How to Rise Up and Beat the Local Government Bullies

Grant Feller | Posted 05.11.2016 | UK Politics
Grant Feller

Bullies get away with it because of bluster. Sometimes they're just the ones who shout loudest, whose size intimidates, whose refusal to budge an inch no matter how wrong they are pulverises the weaker into submission.

Nursing Student Hit With Parking Fine After Stopping To Help Collapsed Pensioner

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A nursing student was "outraged" to receive a parking ticket after he stopped to help a pensioner who had collapsed in the middle of a street. Henr...

Lucy Sherriff

This Teen Has Made A Website Which Will Fight Your Parking Ticket Fines For You | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Parking tickets. They're the bane of humanity's existence, the last straw for even the most zen of beings. So what if we told you there was a way of f...

Is This Finally The Answer To All Your Parking Fines?

PA | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK

New parking regulations, which include over-staying drivers getting 10 minutes' grace before they can be hit with a fine, have been "rushed through" a...

Bureaucratic Hypocrisy Over Foreign Car Fines

Kitiara Pascoe | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK
Kitiara Pascoe

Perhaps the Department for Transport and the Local Government Association should stop yakking on about trying to 'tackle' this and attempting to 'tackle' that and do something just about as useful, like giving road-crossing lessons to deer.

'Nice Little Earner'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

Parking charges made councils a £565m profit last year, according to the RAC foundation. The surplus was up from the previous year, prompting loca...

Best Parking Ticket Prank Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

There are pranks, then there are pranks. Then there's this prank. Evidently not one to fool around, Southampton economics student Andy Ram decided to ...

Huhne's Partner Gets Parking Ticket As She Visits Him In Jail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

It looks like the motoring curse of Chris Huhne has struck again. His partner, Carina Trimingham, was apparently slapped with a parking ticket when...

Parking Charges ‘Should Be Increased’ To Force Us To Exercise

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Parking charges should be increased to encourage more people to walk, health officials have advised. Employers along with local authorities and the...

Traffic Wardens - There can be no Forgiveness

Joe Mott | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Mott

Once again my hate-affair with Traffic Wardens has been reawakened. "I've already issued the ticket," he smirked as I returned just six minutes late t...