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I received a PCN from ParkingEye for parking at the Welcome Break Warwick (South) services for 4 hours 40 minutes on the 22/05/20015

 

I received the PCN today, the 12/06/2015

 

the Parking charge is £100 discountable to £60 payable by the 07/07/2015

 

I was completely unaware of there being a time limit to parking there, it was dark and i have no idea if there are visible signs or not. I expect there are signs, but were they illuminated I've no way of knowing, it was dark and late i was knackered from driving back from Liverpool after a full days work.

 

Clearly i did park more than 2 hours as i fell asleep in the car, but what course of action do i take, pay the £60 and take it on the chin?

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Well, they are over the 14 days allowed by the PoFA to issue the demand to the keeper of the vehicle. Tell tham that this is the case and they should refer the matter to the driver at the time, who you are unable to identify for them.

Never ever identify the driver unless that person expressly wishes to take on the parking bandits as it removes the protection of the conditions of the PoFA.

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Thanks Ericsbrother, Do I tell them that by letter/email or on there website thing?

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By letter and get a certificate of posting from the post office. This is free and is as good as registered for evidence purposes.

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Will create the text later tonight and check it's validity in here, then post as you describe in the morning, many many thanks.

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a simple "you are timed out for keepr liability under the PoFA so do not write to me again" will suffice. The say that if they disagree then they shopuld provide a POPLA code so you can make them look stupid in public.

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I intend to send the following in letter form to ParkingEye, getting a recipt of posting from the post office, OK or not OK?

 

uessh

My address

 

16/06.2015

 

ParkingEye Ltd

PO Box 565

Chorley, PR6 6HT

 

Ref Number No. XXXX/XXXXX

Dear ParkingEye Ltd:

 

You are timed out for keeper liability under the Protection Of Freedoms Act, please do not write to me again.

 

If you disagree then please provide a Parking On Private Land Appeals code.

 

Yours faithfully,

uessh

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Hi, is anyone able to confirm what I've written is ok to send please, I would like to send it today.

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that will do just fine. They should just drop the matter as they would otherwise have to pay a fee for your POPLA appeal and there is no chance of winning that.

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ericsbrother thanks so much, i'll get this in the post in the morning with a certificate of posting , as advised.

 

Many many thanks

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Have today received a letter from DRP aka Debt Recovery Plus Ltd.

 

I realise they are trying to claim money they have not ownership of,

do I write to them or ignore altogether? "

 

 

Our client has written to you recently about the unpaid parking charge detailed above.

As they have not received payment, they have referred the matter to us for collection"

 

I never heard back from ParkingEye regarding the original late notice,

but did send the latter and would have kept the posting record,

but now have no idea nearly a year later where that might be.

 

Any advice would be welcome.

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Ignore, then ignore some more..

If you feel like doing somehting ignore that thought as well.

 

Why do you think they have given it to a buch of scary letter writers

rather than answering your point as an appeal and then giving you a POPLA code?

 

 

they know it has no legs but many people think that dca's are bailiffs a

nd will seize your furniture so they pay up.

 

 

Have a look at the amount claimed-I bet it is more than the original charge.

Ask yourself why this is when you have not entered a consumer credit agreement with DR+

that would allow then to add something to the "debt".

 

 

they rely on fear and ignorance to get people to pay them.

It obviously works a great deal of the time so they continue.

 

 

The reality DR+ are lot licenced to handle client money so if the debt was real

and you paid them and they failed to pass on the money to the creditor

you would still owe the money! that is how honest the whole business is.

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Got it, am blissfully ignoring now.

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Do not ignore an LBA or court papers from PE though....

 

The point of getting the proof of postage was to, er, prove you posted something to PE! This is exactly the situation as to why we recommend doing it...

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