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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 in England/Wales? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT

    Click on the trail, top of this page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    DON'T read old advice to ignore, unless in Scotland/NI.

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    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 14th Oct 16, 8:49 AM
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    • #2
    • 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.
    Millies next back in July.
    • 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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    • #6
    • 14th Oct 16, 5:15 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 5:15 PM
    I blame the AA ,, 3 *loody hours!
    Have YOU had to walk 500 miles?
    Were you advised to walk 500 more?
    You could be entitled to compensation.
    Call the Pro Claimers NOW.
    • 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 in England/Wales? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT

    Click on the trail, top of this page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    DON'T read old advice to ignore, unless in Scotland/NI.

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