However, the Government is now considering a tiered system for parking charges based on the severity of the error.
This is expected to “cut excessive fines for motorists” who have only broken minor rules.
To look into the feasibility of the changes, the Government will conduct a technical consultation this summer.
This will seek views from motorists, parking operators and landowners to deliver a new system which works for everyone.
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