Drivers hit for £3million a day in car park camera fines

Motorists are hit with £3m a DAY in fines from number plate-scanning cameras in car parks, study shows In two years, number of planning applications to install ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) systems in private car parks has risen by 61% More than 10million motorists a year are given fines generated by the cameras  ANPR is increasingly used to control privately operated hospital and supermarket car parks, research by Churchill Car Insurance says  Drivers paid fees adding up to £1.07bn a year; the average fine is £68.90 

By Tom Payne For The Daily Mail

Published: 00:01 BST, 9 October 2020 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 9 October 2020

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Motorists are being hit for nearly £3million a day in parking fines from number plate-scanning cameras, a study shows.

In only two years, the number of planning applications to install ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) systems in private car parks has increased by 61 per cent – triggering a sharp rise in fines.

More than ten million motorists a year are served with fines generated by the cameras which are increasingly used to control privately operated hospital and supermarket car parks, the research by Churchill Car Insurance says.

ANPR devices are controversial because, in some cases, drivers have been fined despite not breaking any rules.

Motorists are being hit for nearly £3m a day in parking fines from number plate-scanning cameras, a study shows. In only two years, the number of planning applications to install ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) systems in private car parks has increased by 61 per cent – triggering a sharp rise in fines

Motorists are being hit for nearly £3m a day in parking fines from number plate-scanning cameras, a study shows. In only two years, the number of planning applications to install ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) systems in private car parks has increased by 61 per cent – triggering a sharp rise in fines

Drivers can be fined if they overstay the time limit or if they use the same car park more than once in a day. But in

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