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Legislation aimed at putting parking cowboys out of business becomes law
Steve_999
post Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:43
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https://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/legislatio...-11364345429570

"The Act is designed to stop firms accessing the Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) database – thereby limiting their ability to issue tickets – unless they comply with a new code of conduct.Drivers will also be able to more easily challenge unfair tickets through a new independent appeals service."

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post Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:52
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5.65 million requests for details by parking companies from the DVLA in one year ohmy.gif
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post Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:54
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So new it’s not on the legislation website. I wonder when it comes into force.


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post Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 15:09
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QUOTE (Ocelot @ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:52) *
5.65 million requests for details by parking companies from the DVLA in one year ohmy.gif

At £2.50 a go a nice little earner!


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post Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 15:51
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QUOTE (southpaw82 @ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:54) *
So new it’s not on the legislation website. I wonder when it comes into force.

...on such day as the Secretary of State may by regulations appoint

https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills...2.htm#pb4-l1g12


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post Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 16:44
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QUOTE (peterguk @ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 15:09) *
QUOTE (Ocelot @ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:52) *
5.65 million requests for details by parking companies from the DVLA in one year ohmy.gif

At £2.50 a go a nice little earner!

But doesn't it (apparently) cost them £2.84 a throw, so the taxpayer actually subsidises private parking companies...?


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Private Parking - remember, they just want your money and will say almost anything to get it.
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post Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 09:48
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QUOTE (Ocelot @ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:52) *
5.65 million requests for details by parking companies from the DVLA in one year ohmy.gif

Likely to be a further 1 million more requests to the end of this month, some 6.8 million in total.

https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/ar...king-firms.html

But of course, this number, whilst a lot more than the tip of the iceberg, isn't the whole iceberg. There will be a not insignificant number of windscreen ticket recipients traumatised enough to simply pay up within 28 days of getting one, with no need for the PPC to access their details from the DVLA.

I'd hazard the overall figure may be nearer 8 million motorists penalised by the private parking industry in 2018/19.

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DancingDad
post Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 10:39
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I'm wandering how long it will take for the code and regulations to be generated?
If we look at TMA2004, the general and appeal regs took three years, 2007 when they were released.
And segments still have not seen regulations, moving traffic and bus lanes for instance.

Then there are so many questions?
Who will the code favour?
Will POFA rule all charge notices?
Will independent appeals be the only route?
Will this include precluding court from both parking firms and public?
CCTV outlawed as with council car parks?
More comparison between council and private penalties.... outside of London it is cheaper to park on double yellows then run foul of a PPC.
Restriction on added fees?
Time limits..
Loads more obviously but so many need answering before the process could even get close to being fair to motorists.
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