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Chris Burton, 42, found many 'P' signs in Bury, Manchester, were the wrong size He investigated the issue with a tape measure after being fined He says that other could do the same to get out of fines 

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Many of us have tried to appeal a parking fine by saying a sign was obscured, or even didn't exist.

But one driver has gone a step further by measuring parking signs, and won a case against a council by showing that some of its signs are 6cm too short.

Chris Burton, 42, found that a 'number' of the 'P' signs in Bury, Greater Manchester, didn't reach the 20cm requirement.

He investigated with a tape measure after receiving a £60 fine while dropping his father off at a hospital appointment.

A county court ruled that an order to recover the unpaid penalty charge from Mr Burton should be 'revoked' after he submitted pages of evidence. He now thinks his work could help others to query tickets.

Chris Burton, 42, (pictured) found that a ‘number’ of the ‘P’ signs in Bury, Greater Manchester, didn’t reach the 20cm requirement

Chris Burton, 42, (pictured) found that a 'number' of the 'P' signs in

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