Djanogly v Westminster City Council – WLR Daily

Posted April 21st, 2011 in appeals, law reports, motorcycles, parking, road traffic by sally

Djanogly v Westminster City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 432; [2011] WLR (D) 140

“When making a traffic management order a local authority was entitled to see the fair spreading of costs for suitable and adequate parking facilities between motorcyclists and car drivers as a legitimate consideration.”

WLR Daily, 19th April 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Please note that once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Man wins parking ticket battle over bee attack – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 12th, 2010 in appeals, news, parking, penalties by sally

“A motorist who received a parking ticket after pulling into a bus lane to swat away a bee has been let off the fine.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th March 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Victims of rogue car clampers to get compensation – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 29th, 2010 in compensation, news, parking, tribunals, wheel clamping by sally

“Motorists who fall victim to rogue clampers will be entitled to claim compensation, under new powers brought in by the Government.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th January 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Parking fine appeal panel planned – BBC News

Posted January 11th, 2010 in appeals, fines, news, parking by sally

“A new independent appeals panel to stop motorists from being unfairly fined by unscrupulous private car parking companies is to be established.”

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BBC News, 10th January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Doctor loses court battle over fines for parking on his own land – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 30th, 2009 in fines, news, parking by sally

“A doctor who took his local council to court after repeatedly being fined for parking on his own land has lost his legal battle at the Court of Appeal.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th November 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

High wheelclamping charges illegal, says RAC – The Independent

Posted July 9th, 2009 in fines, law reports, news, parking, wheel clamping by sally

“Wheelclampers are acting illegally by imposing exorbitant charges for the release of cars parked on private land, the RAC said today. The concept of one citizen ‘punishing’ another is alien in English law, according to barrister and engineer Dr Chris Elliott, whose review of private-property parking regulations was published today by the RAC.”

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The Independent, 9th July 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Many parking tickets ‘unlawful’ – BBC News

Posted June 12th, 2009 in fines, news, parking by sally

“Thousands of parking tickets paid by credit card could be cancelled after a council’s charges were ruled unlawful.”

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BBC News, 11th June 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Motorist given £100 fine after car was clamped on own driveway – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 12th, 2009 in news, parking by sally

“A motorist was given a £100 fine after his car was clamped on his own driveway.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th May 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Waterman and Another v Boyle and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted March 30th, 2009 in easements, law reports, parking by sally

Waterman and Another v Boyle and Another

Court of Appeal

“An express right to park two vehicles at a property did not imply a further right to park additional vehicles.”

The Times, 30th March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

New government rules to crack down on rogue clampers – The Times

Posted March 20th, 2009 in news, parking, wheel clamping by sally

“Parking companies will be subject to strict new limits on the penalties and fees they can charge, under government plans to drive rogue operators out of business.”

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The Times, 20th March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Waterman and another v Boyle and another – WLR Daily

Posted March 3rd, 2009 in easements, law reports, parking by sally

Waterman and another v Boyle and another [2009] EWCA Civ 115; [2009] WLR (D) 76

Where there was an express right to park attaching to a property it was most unlikely that a further right to park would arise by implication.”

WLR Daily, 2nd March 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Parking fine man received £20,000 – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2009 in damages, fines, news, parking, psychiatric damage by sally

“A man was awarded £20,000 in damages after claiming he was distressed by parking fines totalling £200.”

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BBC News, 8th February 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Disabled car badge misuse tackled – BBC News

Posted October 20th, 2008 in disabled persons, news, parking by sally

“New powers to stop the misuse of blue disabled parking badges are expected to be announced by the government.”

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BBC News, 19th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

One-legged driver convicted of illegally parking in a disabled space – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 26th, 2008 in disabled persons, news, parking by sally

“A one-legged driver has been convicted of cheating the disabled badge system.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th September 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Man takes on parking wardens in landmark legal challenge – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 25th, 2008 in news, parking by sally

“A man who led the campaign to stop the prosecution of British shopkeepers still using imperial measurements is launching a legal challenge over the use of parking tickets as a stealth tax.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th September 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2008

Posted August 1st, 2008 in legislation, local government, London, parking, road traffic, transport by sally

Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2008 published

Full text of Act (pdf)

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Clampers add £100 ‘swearing’ fine – The Independent

Posted July 4th, 2008 in fines, news, parking, wheel clamping by sally

“A clamping company has been accused of ‘fleecing the public’ after charging victims £100 for venting their fury at attendants.”

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The Independent, 4th July 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Council motoring fines ‘illegal’ – BBC News

Posted May 29th, 2008 in fines, news, parking, road traffic offences by sally

“Some councils have earned hundreds of thousands of pounds by enforcing unlawful traffic and parking restrictions, the BBC has learned.”

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BBC News, 29th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man held by police over £5 parking ticket – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 20th, 2008 in news, parking by sally

“A composer who refused to pay £5 for a lost car parking ticket at a supermarket ended up in police custody for six hours, was interrogated, finger-printed and made to take a DNA test, it has been disclosed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th May 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Drink-drivers ‘escape’ as parking tickets hit record – The Times

Posted May 1st, 2008 in dangerous driving, news, parking by sally

“Prosecutions of dangerous drivers have fallen to the lowest level for more than a decade but parking tickets have risen to a record high.”

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The Times, 1st May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk