Third of hospitals charge staff to park 09 Apr 2018
Three out of 10 hospitals charge staff for car parking, new figures show. Doctors and nurses are expected to pay at 348 out of the 1,175 hospitals with parking facilities, according to NHS data studied by the RAC Foundation.
The very poorest car-owning households have seen their expenditure on motoring jump by 37% in a year. RAC Foundation analysis of previously unreleased data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests that just over a million car-owning households in the lowest of the ONS’s ten income brackets (the poorest 10%) spent an average of £58.20 per week on motoring in 2016-17.
Ticketing on private land reaches epidemic proportions 30 Jan 2018
Drivers were hit with a record number of parking tickets on private land in the third quarter of 2017-18. RAC Foundation analysis of government data just published shows that between October and December private parking companies received 1,576,593 vehicle keeper records from the DVLA.