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Hello, Somebody drove my car on the 27th Dec 2013, parked it

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Hello, Somebody drove my car on the 27th Dec 2013, parked it in Morrinsons car park, payed for parking, ticket expiring was by a few minutes, now they sent a fine to me eighty five pounds, the car belongs tome but i didn't drive it, can you advice me on this please
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.

Thank you for your question. My name is Jo and I will try to help with this.

Who is the issuer please?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

My name is registered on the car driven .


Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.

I need to know who the issuer of the ticket is please.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Sandra Lee(me)

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Would it be possible to give me the information for which I asked?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Sorry, its Morrisons car park in Stratford car park.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.

But in the small print, it will be issue by either a local council or a private land firm?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

ok, My friend has that information at the moment, i will try to get hold of it

so i can answer your question.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Ok. No problem. I'm here when you like.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

parking eye car park management ref number is.. 121076109127



Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.

Have you told them who was driving ?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

No i havn't told them anything yet... plus i have got the ticket that was placed on the dashboard of my car dated 27 Dec 2013 expired .


Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Well, it was probably issued by camera anyway so it would have come through the post.

Generally speaking, registered keepers are liable for fines. However, this is a private land fine. Under the new law all you have to do is tell the company within 28 days of the issue of the fine who the driver was and who they should pursue to avoid liability - unless, of course, you were the driver.

They have been known to deny receiving that information though so send it recorded delivery and keep a copy.

They will probably still pursue you but they have no case if you take those steps.

Hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more information.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Can you please send me the full Address of Parking eye, as i dont have it on me at the moment, its 200 miles away from..



Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Obviously I will not have their address. I do not have any connection to them.

Usually the address is on the parking ticket although it might invite representations to POPLA.