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    • lawtz04
    • By lawtz04 16th Apr 18, 10:47 AM
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    Long shot - parking ticket for car park
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    • 16th Apr 18, 10:47 AM
    Long shot - parking ticket for car park 16th Apr 18 at 10:47 AM
    Hi all

    Very long shot probably!

    I got a parking ticket for parking in a car park recently. While I wasn’t parked in a designated bay, I parked by a curb where there were no yellow lines. At the ends of the car park spaces there are yellow hatched areas indicating no parking.

    It was outside a football ground on match day and many other cars were parked similar to me so presumably all got tickets. The local council must have made a fortune.

    Anyway I’m sure it is enforceable but wanted peoples opinion on the no markings to suggest you couldn’t park there. If it were a normal highway you’d expect double yellows to say no parking.
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    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 16th Apr 18, 11:02 AM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 11:02 AM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 11:02 AM
    If this is a proper council parking ticket you need to take this to pepipoo for best advice

    If it's a private parking company then go to the parking sub forum here.

    See the FAQ thread there for advice on how to deal with private parking invoices
    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 16th Apr 18, 12:43 PM
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    • #3
    • 16th Apr 18, 12:43 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 12:43 PM
    You would shorten your odds considerably by posting in an appropriate forum. Posting on parking issues here is quite futile.
    • GothicStirling
    • By GothicStirling 16th Apr 18, 4:55 PM
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    • #4
    • 16th Apr 18, 4:55 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 4:55 PM
    In Scotland, you get fined if not parked in a designated space (being over the line too). I'm starting to see that more often in England as well.
    • waamo
    • By waamo 16th Apr 18, 6:01 PM
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    • #5
    • 16th Apr 18, 6:01 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 6:01 PM
    If only there was a dedicated parking tickets board. I bet such a board would make this "long shot" into a short shot.
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    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 16th Apr 18, 6:06 PM
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    • #6
    • 16th Apr 18, 6:06 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 6:06 PM
    Good point waamo and they could probably have some tips and pointers called Newbies.
    OP when you next log on ask a board guide, crabman, saavy or soolin by PM to move your post to the Parking Tickets, Fines and Parking sub-forum rather than starting a new thread. That way posters won't be running two threads and getting confused.
    Last edited by Le_Kirk; 16-04-2018 at 6:07 PM. Reason: Spellning Error
    • z1a
    • By z1a 16th Apr 18, 8:39 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 8:39 PM
    "Last edited by Le_Kirk; Today at 6:07 PM. Reason: Spellning Error" !! :-)
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