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    • as you mention the bpa sounds like its a scummy private car park lot blue badges mean nothing on private land anyway.............. so a failure to display something that is meaningless on private land anyway is a money grabbing scam moved to the private parking forum dx dx
    • who is it from  a council or a private parking company?
    • As per the heading, received a parking charge for failure to display a blue badge in a disabled bay on a retail park.  I am a blue badge holder, disabled/wheelchair user with a Motability vehicle. I received the charge as 'notice to keeper' I was not the driver. I don't have a valid driving license so use a carer. The notice arrived a week after the alleged incident. It states that as the 'driver' failed to pay the charge in full  hence, it is now the keepers responsibility ( the notice was dated 2 days after the alleged infringement and as no notice to driver was on the vehicle, I don't know how they expect the driver to be able to either pay or dispute the charge if they are not aware of it) Anyway, really looking for help how to reply. I cannot remember if the badge was correctly displayed or not. Photos taken of car miss a bit where I store my badge if not displayed so it would be possible to see a badge even if not 'correctly displayed" . It was a bit of a sh**ty day weather wise, gusty and raining  (as seen on the photos which reminded me of the actual day) so it is possible that badge blew to the floor as the driver was helping me out of the car into wheelchair. There is no windscreen photo showing that a PCN to "Driver" was stuck on the window either. The car park is free. There are no Parking Signs at all near the disabled bays that one could read to adhere to any terms and conditions. The whole row of disabled bays - of which are there many only state badge holders ( does not stipulate Blue Badge Holders) The notice states that the parking company is a member of the BPA and Operating in accordance with the British Parking Association's Code of Practice. The BPA, section 19.1 State that at least one parking sign should be near the disabled bays, in a position that can be easily  read by by a disabled person without leaving their car in order to decide to be bound by such terms. We returned to look for signage on the retail park and could not find one sign that was near the bays. The only sign we could find was high up on a pole but not near the bays. Someone had to get out of the car and stand on tip toes to be able to take a photo of a sign. I would be grateful if someone could help or point me in the right direction. It is now  15 days since the alleged incident and 7 days since I received the notice.
    • also just to clarify is it required that I physically post to both the county court and Evri? I read in another thread you can just email Evri a copy since they will just rescan whatever you post anyway (if they even read it)
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    • Hello,

      On 15/1/24 booked appointment with Big Motoring World (BMW) to view a mini on 17/1/24 at 8pm at their Enfield dealership.  

      Car was dirty and test drive was two circuits of roundabout on entry to the showroom.  Was p/x my car and rushed by sales exec and a manager into buying the mini and a 3yr warranty that night, sale all wrapped up by 10pm.  They strongly advised me taking warranty out on car that age (2017) and confirmed it was honoured at over 500 UK registered garages.

      The next day, 18/1/24 noticed amber engine warning light on dashboard , immediately phoned BMW aftercare team to ask for it to be investigated asap at nearest garage to me. After 15 mins on hold was told only their 5 service centres across the UK can deal with car issues with earliest date for inspection in March ! Said I’m not happy with that given what sales team advised or driving car. Told an amber warning light only advisory so to drive with caution and call back when light goes red.

      I’m not happy to do this, drive the car or with the after care experience (a sign of further stresses to come) so want a refund and to return the car asap.

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    • We have finally managed to obtain the transcript of this case.

      The judge's reasoning is very useful and will certainly be helpful in any other cases relating to third-party rights where the customer has contracted with the courier company by using a broker.
      This is generally speaking the problem with using PackLink who are domiciled in Spain and very conveniently out of reach of the British justice system.

      Frankly I don't think that is any accident.

      One of the points that the judge made was that the customers contract with the broker specifically refers to the courier – and it is clear that the courier knows that they are acting for a third party. There is no need to name the third party. They just have to be recognisably part of a class of person – such as a sender or a recipient of the parcel.

      Please note that a recent case against UPS failed on exactly the same issue with the judge held that the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 did not apply.

      We will be getting that transcript very soon. We will look at it and we will understand how the judge made such catastrophic mistakes. It was a very poor judgement.
      We will be recommending that people do include this adverse judgement in their bundle so that when they go to county court the judge will see both sides and see the arguments against this adverse judgement.
      Also, we will be to demonstrate to the judge that we are fair-minded and that we don't mind bringing everything to the attention of the judge even if it is against our own interests.
      This is good ethical practice.

      It would be very nice if the parcel delivery companies – including EVRi – practised this kind of thing as well.

       

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5005 miles? is that the second or third time round? and the colour is bleuuuuughhhhhhhhh

 

Mind you the RS2000 reminds me of some aspects of my mispent youth ;):D

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As for 'Standard Car' it would appear to have major cosmetic alterations. That is not the original 'Sharks mouth' front end or rear wings. Ugh !!

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Mind you the RS2000 reminds me of some aspects of my mispent youth

And what may they be then Lula? :D

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Let's just say that i was alot bendier then ;):D

 

 

you would have to be, that car only has 2 seats and they are probably racing buckets :rolleyes: its not a standard car its been totally rebuilt on a space frame chassis, half of the suspension is Capri :rolleyes: and its had 10 previous owners :grin:

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You're not the Lula i met in Stevenage around 1976, when you punched a hole in my headlining are you? .. . :eek:

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you would have to be, that car only has 2 seats and they are probably racing buckets :rolleyes: its not a standard car its been totally rebuilt on a space frame chassis, half of the suspension is Capri :rolleyes: and its had 10 previous owners :grin:

 

 

ahhhh Capris :cool:

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You're not the Lula i met in Stevenage around 1976, when you punched a hole in my headlining are you? .. . :eek:

 

Sorry UK I was only 9 then and living in Stoke on Trent :D;)

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You're not the Lula i met in Stevenage around 1976, when you punched a hole in my headlining are you? .. . :shock:

 

Sorry UK I was only 9 then and living in Stoke on Trent :grin::wink:

 

And ??

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I'm just jealous, my head linings were only ever ruined by fag smoke and mildew :mad:

 

Bad news with the Capri but it could have been worse, Saintly, it might have been burned out next to a Moskowvitch?. Anyone remember them ???

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I do Lex. . . Great cars for kicking out the windows and keeping Chickens in them, when they no longer ran. . .

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I know the feeling of being 'Dads Taxi' well. I thought that was over when my lot started to drive themselves. Now I just ferry them about looking for spare parts and recovering cars they 'left' at the club. Oh well, at least they are being sensible :mad:

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JUST CHECKED AND ALL BIDS FOR THE CAR WHERE RETRACTED. SO IT IS STILL FOR SALE SHALL WE ALL CLUB TOGETHER? :p

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WOW, thats just pure car porn!!!! I wish i had 2 years wages so that i could buy it!!!!

Now if this was an Aston Martin i may have agreed..

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