Why we need a single code of practice for parking


What a great article by Steve Gooding from the RAC Foundation (Say yes, Minister, p 8, July 2017) in Highways magazine. I welcome his support for the reform of private parking. The British Parking Association (BPA) is campaigning for better regulation of the management of parking on private land.

There is an absolute need for a single code of practice, overseen by a standard setting body, and a single Appeals Service for motorists.

Our Parking Summit in 2016 revealed an overwhelming consensus among parking operators, landowners, consumer groups and motoring organisations, motorists' champions and campaigners as well as parliamentarians.

Therefore, the BPA welcomes the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, a Private Members’ Bill sponsored by Sir Greg Knight MP and other parliamentarians.

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