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I got a PCN while parking in a marked parking bay. This parking bay is along a path with a drop kerb which is what my ticket was for - obstructing a drop kerb. Is this legal as it’s a marked parking bay?
I have a PCN for driving in a bus lane in an area that isn't familiar to me. I had been to a wedding reception and it was 12.50am, so assumed that there was no issue driving in the bus lane. I now realise...
My daughter received a penalty notice from TFL for stopping in a yellow hatched box. The photograph evidence, which is a very selective video extract, shows the rear half of her Nissan Micra in the box....
Do I need to tell my insurer about a box junction PCN?
I received a PCN from Parking Eye for overstaying. I paid for 120 minutes and stayed 147 minutes. We planned to pay for any excess when we left by buying an extra ticket. When we tried to do this (on two...
In April, I temporarily imported my Triumph motorbike into the USA to use on a 3 month road trip. I couldn't SORN because it is a requirement for the road tax to remain current. I let my UK insurance lapse...
My husband dropped me off in my car one evening to purchase do some shopping. He left the car parked to collect another purchase from nearby, then returned to collect me some 20 minutes later. I had to...
I got a PCN because of an expired ticket. The parking machine didn't accept the new pound coins and there is no note saying that this machine does not accept the new pound coins. Because the machine didn't...
My local branch of a well known supermarket provides free parking and it didn't occur to me that arrangements at a branch 10 miles away would be different. Nor did I see notices advising me of a 10 minute...
I parked my car in a private station car park as I do most weeks. I came back one evening to find a PCN on my car even though I had called earlier that day and paid automatically via phone with my debit...
 

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