A private hire taxi driver who used a fake blue badge to park in Croydon has been fined hundreds of pounds.
A man whose mother had died a year previously was caught using her blue-badge disabled motorist permit, and then told officers that, far from being dead, she was at home.
After failing to appear before Croydon magistrates on […]
Holders of parking permits for disabled people – blue badges – are being warned not to be taken in by companies that charge to complete online application forms.
Croydon Council is […]
Two motorists who attempted to avoid paying parking charges by fraudulently using disabled “blue-badge” parking permits have been fined by Croydon magistrates.
Barrister Prithvijit Hoon displayed his dead mother’s disabled parking permit in his car as he worked […]
The fight against blue-badge fraud is being stepped up in Croydon as national figures show that the number of disabled parking permits being stolen has risen by 167% over the past year.
The council has, this week, launched […]
A smartphone app enabling on-the-spot checks is being piloted by Croydon Council enforcement officers as the authority steps up its fight against the misuse of disabled drivers’ blue badge parking permits.
In addition to catching those who deprive […]