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    • Greasy
    • By Greasy 8th Mar 18, 6:35 PM
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    Received a ‘Signed letter of authority form”
    • #1
    • 8th Mar 18, 6:35 PM
    Received a ‘Signed letter of authority form” 8th Mar 18 at 6:35 PM


    Evening,

    I raised an appeal for a parking charge. Pretty simple this one, meter was out of order. Took pictures which I included in the appeal I raised directly with Parking Eye (though the portal on their website).


    When raising the appeal, I used the template (blue) appeal letter in the newbies thread.

    A couple of days ago I received the attached letter;
    i.imgur.com/SuAcXkG


    The slip overleaf;
    i.imgur.com/qFP06zw

    I’ve read in some articles and on this forum that you should not identify who the driver is. That said, I’m not sure how to proceed with this letter, whether to ignore it, or to just sign the top 3 lines and leave the bottom 3 alone.

    Any help / advice you could give me, would be greatly appreciated.



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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 8th Mar 18, 6:38 PM
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    • #2
    • 8th Mar 18, 6:38 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 6:38 PM
    It says 'as you are not the named party on the parking charge notice'...so, why not?

    Only the named recipient of the PCN responds by appealing. What has occurred? Who appealed?
    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.

    • Greasy
    • By Greasy 8th Mar 18, 6:52 PM
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    • #3
    • 8th Mar 18, 6:52 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 6:52 PM
    Thanks for replying


    I completed the appeal on the owner!!!8217;s behalf (not good with IT), who also happened to be the one driving at the time of the penalty notice.


    Regardless of whether the letter is in my name, should keeper be selected and the owner sign it along with their own details (name, address), on the two third party lines?
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 8th Mar 18, 6:59 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 6:59 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 6:59 PM
    It is the 'keeper' who should be appealing this, not you. You can do all the work on it, but it must go out in the name of the keeper.

    Blurring the lines only complicates the whole issue, and not to the advantage of the keeper, who, if the PE NtK is PoFA 2012 compliant, could be liable for this.
    We cannot provide you with a silver bullet to get you out of this. You have to be in for the long run, and need to involve yourself in research and work for you to get rid of this. It is not simple. We will help, but can't do it for you.

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 8th Mar 18, 7:18 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 7:18 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 7:18 PM
    Start again. This does not even count as a valid appeal, you are a third party.

    STOP. This is how to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory!

    Appeal online all over again in the name of the registered keeper named on the letter.

    Not to say you can't do the appeal for them, but do it 'as if you were them' their name, their email.
    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.

    • Greasy
    • By Greasy 8th Mar 18, 8:12 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:12 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:12 PM
    Thankyou for your replies, I!!!8217;ll arrange for the appeal to be re-submitted.
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 8th Mar 18, 9:07 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 9:07 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 9:07 PM
    You need to edit post 3 to remove information about who was driving.

    Only ever refer to The Driver and The Keeper, who are two different people.
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    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 8th Mar 18, 9:51 PM
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    • #8
    • 8th Mar 18, 9:51 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 9:51 PM
    This is an entirely unregulated industry which is scamming the public with inflated claims for minor breaches of contracts for alleged parking offences.

    Parking Eye, Smart and a smaller company have already been named and shamed, as has Gladstones Solicitors, and BW Legal, (these two law firms take hundreds of these cases to court each year). They nearly always lose) and have been reported to the regulatory authority by an M.P.

    The problem has become so rampant that MPs have agreed to enact a Bill to regulate these scammers. Watch the video of the Second Reading in the HofC recently.

    http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/2f0384f2-eba5-4fff-ab07-cf24b6a22918?in=12:49:41

    and complain in the most robust terms to your MP. With a fair wind most of these companies may well be put out of business by Christmas.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
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