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    • Maysep1
    • By Maysep1 20th Jul 17, 12:41 PM
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    F1rst parking university parking fine
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    • 20th Jul 17, 12:41 PM
    F1rst parking university parking fine 20th Jul 17 at 12:41 PM
    Hi I received a parking charge notice from first parking last year which I appealed. I was parking in a disabled bay but did not have a permit. I appealed this charge as I had a disabled parking permit for the university car park for the academic year before and got my permit renewed 7 days after I received the fine. My appeal unfortunately got rejected as I did not have a permit at the time. I recently received a claim form letter that court action will be taken if I do not pay the sum of 185 by next week. I rang them and I have stupidly accepted liabailty when I put the appeal through. They said they would be happy with 100 and will not take me to court if I pay that amount. Do you think I should pay the 100 or do you guys think I won't be taken to court?.

    Thank you 😊
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    • toratora
    • By toratora 13th Jun 19, 3:21 PM
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    Similar problem
    Hi, I have a similar problem. In the Easter Holiday, I parked in a uni carpark for which I have a permit. It allows students to park there is they are postgraduates with children under 5 years old, with a valid permit. I have said permit but on this particular day, I had a flat battery and drove my partner's car to uni. I hadn't pre-registered this other car onto the permit and didn't even think to do so. I paid for parking using my ringo account that has both vehicles registered onto it.

    I then received a letter saying I hadn't paid valid payment/had a valid permit, demanding a 40 fine, increasing to 80 if I didn't pay and so I replied to this with a copy of my parking session from Ringo, stating I had a valid parking ticket, as that is what I thought it was about. I didn't think any more until today when I received a letter from a debt collection agency charging me 150! When I looked up on the university website, it dawned on me this is all down to not pre-registering the other car.

    This is a genuine human error because of the wording of the original correspondence. The lack of a phone number to help get to the bottom of it means things are now escalating at a silly rate. Does anyone have any advice?
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 13th Jun 19, 4:04 PM
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    Read the NEWBIE thread and then, if that does not answer your question, please start your own thread.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 14th Jun 19, 2:05 AM
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    I received a letter from a debt collection agency charging me 150!
    No new threads about DRP please, please. This is in the NEWBIES FAQS thread.
    TWO Clicks needed Look up, top of the page:
    Main site>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets Fines & Parking - read the NEWBIES THREAD
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