Traffic wardens & parking regulations

Traffic wardens & parking regulations

Green light for parking zone to expand... again

DOZENS more city streets are set to be hit with parking restrictions as part of a new £800,000 shake-up.

New rules questioned as clampers fail to catch single parking cheat

CLAMPERS have failed to catch a single parking cheat since being handed new powers to deal with persistent offenders two months ago, it has emerged.

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Anger over car permit plan

A BID to introduce parking restrictions in a previously unregulated part of the Capital has met with a furious response from local residents.

Asbo warning is dished out to Waverley Bridge cabbies

TAXI drivers have been warned they could be slapped with Asbos if they park on Waverley Bridge or on bus lanes.

Number of cars seized by city hits three-year high

THE number of cars being impounded has risen to its highest level in three years, earning the council more than £500,000.

Parking fees slashed for all-day stays

THE cost of all-day parking is to be cut by as much as £2.50 on a series of Edinburgh streets.

Traffic warden books van on trunk road

A VAN driver gets a parking ticket on South East Circus Place while unloading an unusual load of brightly coloured creatures designed by artists and celebrities.

Concern over parking blitz

CONCERNS have been expressed about the length of double yellow lines introduced outside a city primary school.

Enforcer parks bike on double yellows to get shopping in

MOST drivers have done it at some time - taken a gamble by parking on a double yellow while nipping into a shop. But you don't expect to see one of the Capital's notorious enforcers taking the same liberty with the law they are supposed to lay down.

Drive to hit cycle targets means parking ban stays

A BID to relax parking restrictions to help traders on two busy city streets has been rejected because the move would have had a "negative impact" on cyclists.

Motorists driven mad by 'parking postcode lottery'

MOTORISTS in the Capital are forced to endure some of the most expensive parking charges in the UK, a new survey has found.

Capital left in fine mess as parking fee cheats owe £2.6m

FINE-dodging motorists are costing the city £2.6 million in lost revenue, new figures reveal.

Duffy was terrierfied when she got towed

PARKING wardens have come under fire from a furious couple after their car was towed away with their dog on the back seat.

Foreign drivers cost city £445k

MORE than £445,000 worth of parking tickets racked up by foreign motorists have been cancelled in the past two years, new figures show.

Parking enforcers frozen out by snow

THE big freeze has cost council chiefs more than £700,000 in lost parking revenue in just two weeks, it has emerged.

Road rage motorists drive cars at parking enforcers

PARKING attendants in the Capital are being assaulted at a rate of more than one a week, with angry motorists driving their cars at enforcers in three separate incidents.

Parking ticket slump leaves city facing £1.2m revenue shortfall

A SLUMP in the number of parking tickets issued across the Capital has seen council bosses lose more than £1.2 million in revenue.

Parking, burial and littering hikes planned in latest cuts

PARKING charges would be increased across the Capital, environmental wardens would be given tougher targets for litter and dog fouling fines and burial costs would be hiked in the latest savage cuts proposed by city council officials.

City leaders put the brakes on free Christmas parking

A FREE parking scheme to help boost city centre trade in the run-up to Christmas has been ditched by council bosses.

Unpaid fines for overseas drivers total thousands

Drivers of vehicles registered abroad owe Scotland's largest local authorities hundreds of thousands of pounds in unpaid parking fines, it was revealed today.

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