Parking - what a rip-off

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Shibden Grange Drive


WHEN parking my car in Crossley Street I was in doubt about my parking position. I noticed I was beyond the parking bays allotted. Although I was on double yellow lines and was opposite a no-loading notice I do have a disabled badge.

Walking up Crossley Street was an on-duty traffic warden. I enquired if I was in order where I was parked. His reply was you are in order to park if you display your disabled badge. This I did and two weeks later when parked in the same spot was fined £70 (if paid within a certain time £35). I have paid this fine, under duress because I am not guilty.

What a rip off. Why do we bother to stay within the law?

Kenneth McDonald