Toothless Council Parking Attendant

#1
I got a £45 council ticket today because my rear wheel was outside the line in a disabled bay, I had my badge displayed but the ever helpful parking attendant just said appeal if you want to. After a couple of expletives he said tough now you wont win any appeal because you abused me and I will note this.

Can I succesfully appeal against the council for this?

In my defence the reason I was over the line is because the taxi's tailing back at the supermarket did not allow full access to the parking bay
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Regards

Dave
 
#2
I got a £45 council ticket today because my rear wheel was outside the line in a disabled bay, I had my badge displayed but the ever helpful parking attendant just said appeal if you want to. After a couple of expletives he said tough now you wont win any appeal because you abused me and I will note this.

Can I succesfully appeal against the council for this?

In my defence the reason I was over the line is because the taxi's tailing back at the supermarket did not allow full access to the parking bay
.
Regards

Dave

Post the ticket front and back and the details on PePiPoo: Helping the motorist to get justice they are experts when it comes to council tickets.
 
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trowel

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#3
I got a £45 council ticket today because my rear wheel was outside the line in a disabled bay, I had my badge displayed but the ever helpful parking attendant just said appeal if you want to. After a couple of expletives he said tough now you wont win any appeal because you abused me and I will note this.

Can I succesfully appeal against the council for this?

In my defence the reason I was over the line is because the taxi's tailing back at the supermarket did not allow full access to the parking bay
.
Regards

Dave
If other vehicles were preventing your access to a parking bay, why didn`t you call the parking attendant and get him to sort the problem out.
 
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Tremaine

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#4
I got a £45 council ticket today because my rear wheel was outside the line in a disabled bay, I had my badge displayed but the ever helpful parking attendant just said appeal if you want to. After a couple of expletives he said tough now you wont win any appeal because you abused me and I will note this.

Can I succesfully appeal against the council for this?

In my defence the reason I was over the line is because the taxi's tailing back at the supermarket did not allow full access to the parking bay
.
Regards

Dave
Fact Sheet for you: http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/index/t_parking_fines.pdf

My sympathies
 
#5
It was defo a council warden giving the ticket??,.. If it was just one of the private parking muppets who go round giving out tickets that look very similar to official council ones, then you're most likely safe to ignore it. They try and intimidate you into paying, but for all their cage rattling, 'we'll take you to court' type shit, they generally do feck all about it if you don't pay.
 
#7
It was defo a council warden giving the ticket??,.. If it was just one of the private parking muppets who go round giving out tickets that look very similar to official council ones, then you're most likely safe to ignore it. They try and intimidate you into paying, but for all their cage rattling, 'we'll take you to court' type shit, they generally do feck all about it if you don't pay.
Thanks mate and your help is appreciated however this is council
 
#8
What kind of bloke issues a parking fine to a disabled veteran just because he parks like a girl?

He's lucky you're a reasonable man Dave, the next time he tries this trick I hope someone flattens the cunt.
 
#10
Dave, He's going to quote that you were abusive. Did he have any recording equipment, the wonks around here have a camera on their head. FFS its a small market town the the Leics country side not fucking downtown Baghdad.

any way if he didn't then you need to get your allegation in first via a complaint for a disability hate crime. After all him saying that if your so disabled you can't park then you shouldn't be allowed to drive is a disabalist (made up word) comment and I'm sure you heard him say that and also call you a cripple didn't you!
 
#12
first things first, was he wearing a bodycam or taking digital images of your vehicle- what I'm asking is it a case of he said, he said
if not then appeal it

EDIT:beaten to it
 
#13
Dave, you've got nothing to lose and everything to gain by challenging the ticket. Explain about the bay being blocked by other vehicles, explain that as a disabled badge holder you could have legally parked on double yellow lines and thinking of other road users parked where other motorists wouldn't be inconvenienced. Tell them the photos taken by their warden should show the other cars blocking the disabled bay and appeal to their better nature saying you wont do it again. If you massage their already over inflated egos, it normally does the trick. Remember that whilst you are challenging the ticket, it stays at the discounted rate until you get an answer, however long they take to reply.
 
#14
When you said "Toothless Council Parking Attendant" I assumed that was AFTER you had discussed it with him!

Where my parents live is great - they employ black-clad West Africans on black mopeds (visors up, chin strap down...) to abuse the tax paying motorists and remonstration is a non-starter as they have little or no grasp of the English Language beyond "Eh! No Park 'ere. No! No! Move. No!"
 
#16
If other vehicles were preventing your access to a parking bay, why didn`t you call the parking attendant and get him to sort the problem out.
I hate being cynical but it's not their job to sort out parking, it is only to issue tickets, they have no interest in sorting out parking because if everyone parked where they should then they would have no job.
They are only tools for stealing money from motorists
 
#17
There is a group of nutters - I can't remember who they are, butthey always quote something about being human and the court or council has to prove that they are a human being to be able to serve the ticket. They even have a standard letter on the internet to get people off those charges like tickets and so on.

Anyone heard of them? I know it's not the Mason's as well.
 
#18
If fact Highwayman might have heard of them - If your the same name on another forum, it's cropped up on there about these guys, tend to film just about everything that happens to them. Does it ring a bell?
 
#20
Parking attendants my pet hate! About 2 years ago I was doing a job for Westminster Council in Leicester Square and the twat still gave me a ticket. Still got our own back paid the ticket then added a £150 surcharge to our bill for admin costs, which they just paid without questioning it. Although I must admit I would have prefered just to run him over with the moffatt forklift, much more satisfying.
 

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