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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 14th Oct 16, 1:33 AM
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    CP Plus charge a car being towed out of Motorway Services
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    • 14th Oct 16, 1:33 AM
    CP Plus charge a car being towed out of Motorway Services 14th Oct 16 at 1:33 AM
    Have we seen this classic example of the BPA Code of Practice in action in the form of fine, upstanding AOS member CP Plus? Cost them £2.50 to buy this guy's data from the DVLA and - as ever, unquestioningly - the DVLA supplied it:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3836978/Driver-broke-M6-service-station-fined-100-overstaying-photo-car-towed-away-proof.html

    Almost as good as the PCN (mentioned on pepipoo ages ago and not CP Plus) resulting from a person deliberately pushing a shopping trolley out of a retail park with their number-plate strapped to it, to test out the 'stringent checks' the PPCs undertake...not!

    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

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    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 14th Oct 16, 8:49 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 8:49 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 8:49 AM
    The DM have had enough articles now about this skimdustry to know it's not a fine.
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    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 14th Oct 16, 10:59 AM
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    • #3
    • 14th Oct 16, 10:59 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 10:59 AM
    We know its not a fine but the general public don't. Still more education needed.
    I'd rather be an Optimist and be proved wrong than a Pessimist and be proved right.
    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 14th Oct 16, 4:33 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 4:33 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 4:33 PM
    But if news articles start using the correct terminology then it'll help to get the message across, so stop people being so "frightened".
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    • Castle
    • By Castle 14th Oct 16, 4:57 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 4:57 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 4:57 PM
    Surely, once the Car is put on the transporter it's no longer parked; so the period of parking is incorrect.
    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 14th Oct 16, 5:15 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 5:15 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 5:15 PM
    I blame the AA ,, 3 *loody hours!
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 14th Oct 16, 5:23 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 5:23 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 5:23 PM
    Surely, once the Car is put on the transporter it's no longer parked; so the period of parking is incorrect.
    Originally posted by Castle
    Good point!

    It really does show a classic example of how ANPR charges are UNFAIR and UNCHECKED.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

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