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Top tips on beating unfair private parking tickets

If you’ve ever received a parking ticket when you’ve parked legitimately on privately owned land, you’ll know how irritated it makes you feel.

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Chris Grayling proposes lower rail fares, as 3.2% hike on cards

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | News

Rail fares are set to rise by 3.2% in January – which is a move that transport secretary Chris Grayling says could be avoided if a lower measure of inflation is used.

Rail commuters face 3.5% fare hike in January

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News

Rail fares could rise by 3.5% from January, economists have warned.

Britain's best and worst motorway services revealed

Thursday, 26 July 2018 | News

More than nine in 10 (92%) people who visit motorway services are satisfied with their experience, a user survey has revealed.

Rail industry appoints ombudsman to rule on complaints

Thursday, 19 July 2018 | News

With rail networks in disarray and commuters up in arms at recent service failures, rail network users will be pleased to hear that the industry is appointing an ombudsman to resolve disputes and complaints against train...

Loyal drivers pay over the odds for insurance despite price cuts

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | News

Almost two-thirds of loyal motorists who stick with the same insurer are not benefiting from recent cuts in the cost of insurance, new research has revealed.

Pothole breakdowns at three-year high

Monday, 16 July 2018 | News

Councils are losing the battle against potholes, as the RAC reveals pothole-related breakdowns have reached a three-year high.

Watch out for pricier pick-up parking fees at UK airports

Saturday, 07 July 2018 | News

Thirteen of the UK’s biggest airports have raised their fees for drivers picking up friends or family members this summer, according to analysis of airport parking prices.

Funny money: Doctors more likely to hit your car than other professions

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 | News

Motorists may be surprised to hear that GPs are the most accident-prone drivers in the UK.

Little relief at the pumps for motorists

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 | News

Motorists were provided with little welcome relief at the pumps in June after suffering the worst monthly petrol price rise in 18 years in May.

How to appeal against a council parking ticket - and win

Friday, 29 June 2018 | Article

Parking is a big money-spinner for councils across the UK.