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2011-03-18 07:45:00

BOURNEMOUTH, England, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LV=, the car insurer, has revealed that drivers lost 58.5m pounds last year by failing to appeal against parking tickets issued in 'unfair' circumstances. In 2010, one in twenty (5%) motorists in the UK received a parking ticket where they had grounds to appeal. Despite this, only one in five (22%) drivers bother to contest a ticket once issued; but of those who do, nearly nine in ten (88%) claimants are successful. When questioned,...

2010-11-09 05:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A fleet of parking enforcement officers were lying in wait to issue the $60 tickets to many of the one hundred unsuspecting visitors to the Burton Chace Park Community Room in Marina del Rey on Saturday, October 30(th) for the 19th Anniversary of the Full Disclosure Network®. Watch this video to see the public outrage in interviews with victims of parking meters and enforcement policies who were attending the event....

2009-08-07 16:21:09

A Kentucky parking meter attendant is on unpaid leave pending the outcome of an investigation into an alleged brawl that sent two people to a hospital. Lexington officials said Wendell Lee Hall Jr., 38, a former boxer working as a LexPark meter attendant, requested to be put on leave pending the outcome of a police investigation into allegations that Hall struck Donald Perry, 70, during a July 16 argument about a parking ticket Hall placed on Perry's son's truck, the Lexington (Ky.)...

2009-06-18 12:02:32

Transportation officials say the use of golf carts by Boston parking regulation enforcers is a more visible and efficient means to patrol the city's streets. City Transportation Commissioner Thomas Tinlin said by equipping golf carts with flashing yellow lights, city officials have created a very noticeable alternative to traditional parking enforcement efforts, The Boston Globe said Thursday. That's not our goal, to increase parking tickets,'' Tinlin said of the new use of the golf carts....

2008-12-16 20:34:00

A trio of scam artists charged unsuspecting drivers attending a concert in Milwaukee $10 to park in a county-owned lot, officials said. City police then handed out more than $4,000 in tickets because the concert-goers were parked illegally, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Officials have agreed to void the tickets. Drivers said that the fake parking attendants had dressed for the part. They were wearing vests and aprons with pockets for money and directed cars into rows using yellow...


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