Membership Updates

24 October 2019 - New law will introduce Keeper Liability in Scotland

New law will introduce Keeper Liability in Scotland We are delighted that the Transport (Scotland) Bill will soon become law after MSPs voted to pass the bill. This new legislation will address a number of issues including the introductio... read more

14 October 2019 - BPA terminates membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited

BPA terminates membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited The British Parking Association (BPA) has terminated the membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited with immediate effect. Following investigations arisi... read more

12 October 2019 - Monday Musing: Electric Mobility

Monday Musing: Electric Mobility    Joey McLaughlan BPA Technology, Innovation & Research Officer gives us some thoughts on EVs. I’ve recently been reading a book called Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed. In the book... read more

30 September 2019 - Monday Musing: As drivers, we all have to learn how to park

As drivers, we all have to learn how to park Olivia Baldock-Ward Head of Membership and Training at The Driving Instructors Association talks to us about the need for learner drivers to have access to car parks to be taught the skill... read more

16 September 2019 - Monday Musing: Let’s talk about Parking Charge Notices – Top 5 questions asked by phone...

Monday Musing: Let’s talk about Parking Charge Notices – Top 5 questions asked by phone callers to the BPA What is a ‘PCN’? Do I have to pay it? Is the company approved by an accredited body? We deal with many phone calls... read more

02 September 2019 - New Blue Badge eligibility criteria come into effect

New Blue Badge eligibility criteria come into effect People with hidden disabilities, including anxiety disorders or brain injuries, are now able to apply for a Blue Badge. In response, the Department for Transport (DfT) has issued new guidance... read more

30 August 2019 - Streamlining the parking experience

Streamlining the parking experience The latest revolution in parking - the data standard The pain of not finding a space when you need one and the sheer unpredictable nature of parking could about to be a thing of the past. The All... read more

26 August 2019 - Review of TRO laws to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking choices for...

Review of TROs to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking for everyone   The Department for Transport has announced the next stage in its review into Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) with plans to open up data on planned ch... read more

19 August 2019 - LGA publishes advice for Councils on electric charging investment

LGA publishes advice for Councils on electric charging investment This report is intended to advise councillors and local authorities on the current landscape for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It was published in response to th... read more