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A parking violation is the act of parking a motor vehicle in a restricted place or for parking in an unauthorized manner. It is against the law virtually everywhere to park a vehicle in the middle of a highway or road; parking on one or both sides of a road, however, is commonly permitted. However, restrictions apply to such parking, and may result in an offense being committed. Such offenses are usually cited by a police officer or other government official in the form of a traffic ticket.

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    NSW No stopping fine, no signs or lines present

    I parked in a street and was fined for “Stop within 10 metres of an intersection (no traffic light)” there are no “no stopping signs” nor lines on the ground. There are “no stopping signs” on the adjoining street of the intersection but not on the street I parked on. Side note: These signs...
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    VIC Frankston City Council Parking Fines?

    Good morning all... A couple of weeks ago, I received in the post a $165 parking fines with an extra $25 applied to it for non-payment from Frankston City Council. This was the first notification I had received as there had been no fine on my vehicle when I returned to it. I appealed and was...
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    NSW No Stopping sign across side street

    Hi, I recently got a ridiculous $268 ticket for disobeying a No Parking sign, I was parked on a small section of curb on the main road between two side streets where there was no sign. The nearest No Stopping sign was across the street in front of me with an arrow pointing towards where I was...
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    VIC Company Car Parking Infringement

    I have been asked to research into an issue with a parking penalty issued. A company car was being driven by an employee who parked in a truck zone and was fined. Who is responsible for paying the fine? Do we have to nominate the driver? Finally if the employee didn't hand the fine over...
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    NSW Parking Fines - No Stopping Sign Installed After Car is Parked?

    I park on the street about 5 mins walk away from my apartment in Ryde, NSW. On Sunday, 12 May it was difficult to find a park in the normal spot so I parked in a different spot a couple of streets away. The spot was reasonably close to a corner but there was no sign to indicate it was a No...
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    NSW Regarding resident parking permits for trailers

    I'm a resident of Ryde Council in Sydney and wish to park my boat trailer on the street where I live. It seemed like a reasonable request: there's never any parking congestion - enough parking for everyone! And yes, me the car, the boat the trailer are rightfully registered and licenses and...
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    WA Are Parking Fines a Criminal Offence?

    My parking fines has been set down for trial closer to Christmas. How do I get disclosure from the council? How do I ensure I get it before the trial date? Do I have to nominate the items I want? Do I get an opportunity to talk to the mag about the prosecutions costs? if so when? I want to...
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    SA Parking Fines for Parking on Bicycle Lane - Recourse?

    I parked on this road 4.50pm and at 5.01pm. I got parking fines of $269 for stopping in a bicycle lane. I had no idea it was a no parking bicycle lane between 4.30pm to 6pm. If I saw a sign, I wouln't have parked there. I went back to check the signs from lot number 61 to lot number 53 and...
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    QLD Gold Coast City Council Parking Fine - Need Help On Dispute

    Hey, I parked at a Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) 2P Metered zone, went to the meter and tried to use my card to pay for the parking. The meter wouldn’t work with the card (wouldn’t pick up or go onto the page where you can use a card), so I used cash and it worked perfectly. (I paid for 2 hours...
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    VIC Any Way to Waive Parking Fines?

    Hello, Does my wife have any standing to get out of this car park fine? My wife has parked in the same side street in Brunswick West, Melbourne, for a number of years when driving and parking for work. No restriction on car parking. E.g. no car parking signs. My wife parked her car in the same...