Useful Links

The AA

Administrative Justice & Tribunals Council (AJTC)

The AJTC is an advisory non-departmental public body (NDPB), established by the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 to replace the Council on Tribunals.

British Vehicle Renting and Leasing Association

This is the site of the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association. Here you'll find a wide range of information and publications about the industry.

Citizens Advice

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice from over 3,200 locations, and by influencing policymakers

Department for Transport - Main Site

Department for Transport Mobility and Inclusion Unit

The Department aims to improve transport provision for disabled people - whether as pedestrians, public and special transport users, or motorists - while also improving accessibility in public places.

Driver and Vehicle Leasing Agency (DVLA)

Highways Agency

The Highways Agency is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT), and is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport.

Local Government Ombudsman

The Local Government Ombudsman investigate complaints about councils and certain other bodies.

London Tribunals (formerly known as PATAS)

London Tribunals provides the independent adjudication service for deciding disputed parking and bus lane penalties charged by London Councils and Transport for London (TfL) and congestion charging penalties issued by TfL.

Ministry of Justice

Mobilise website currently unavailable (as of Aug 2015)

Mobilise is a UK charity that promotes mobility for disabled people. We represent the interests of disabled drivers, passengers, scooter & wheelchair users, as well as their friends, families and carers.

Office of Public Sector Information

This contains the currently available electronic versions of Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments, etc. as published by HMSO.

Operational Guidance to Local Authorities: Parking Policy and Enforcement

Guidance to Local Authorities for Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 in relation to the civil enforcement of parking controls.

RAC Foundation

Secretary of States guidance to Local Authorities

Secretary of State's Statutory Guidance of Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 to local authorities on the implementation of Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions.

Traffic Penalty Tribunal

An independent tribunal, created in 1999 to discharge the requirements of the Road Traffic Act 1991 to provide an independent adjudication service in respect of Penalty Charge Notices issued in England (outside London) and Wales under the terms of the RTA9 1991 and extended in 2006 to provide the same service for bus-lane contraventions (outside London) issued under the terms of the Regulations made under the Transport Act 2000. Originally known as the National Parking Adjudication Service and renamed in 2008 as the Traffic Penalty Tribunal to coincide with the coming into force of the Traffic Management Act 2004 Regulations.

Download this diagram from the PATROL leaflet explaining the parking penalty enforcement process

parking penalty enforcement process diagram