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App fights parking tickets for you

App fights parking tickets for you

January 21, 2014

In the fiscal year 2011-2012, San Francisco collected more than $83 million in parking-ticket revenue—and that was before it installed 1,300 additional parking meters in the city, creating more opportunities for officials to ticket drivers. David Hegarty doesn’t need to hear any of this. The entrepreneur behind the new parking app Fixed knows from experience. […]

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Politicians ignoring parking tickets

Politicians ignoring parking tickets

October 15, 2013

No one likes to get a parking ticket and we all do our bit to avoid it one way or another. Politicians and judges often try to get away from paying their parking fines and dodge the law by using their position. All’s well when they succeed, but it can prove embarrassing if the police […]

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South England seeks £500,000 from foreigners in unpaid parking fines

South England seeks £500,000 from foreigners in unpaid parking fines

April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Councils in South England are trying to recover more than £500,000 in parking fines owed by overseas drivers since 2009. Of this staggering amount, Oxfordshire has the lion’s share of £358,290 in unpaid fines. Portsmouth City Council is looking at recovering its fines (£143,666) through external contractor Euro Parking Council (EPC). (Report: BBC) Michael Robinson, […]

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