BRITISH motorists saved tighten to £4million in parking fees final year by steering transparent of unchanging automobile parks, a new investigate has found.
Research found drivers saved a outrageous sum by selecting secretly rented driveways rather than parking lots.
The study, conducted by YourParkingSpace.co.uk, analysed a cost disproportion with a 25,000 driveways and dull spaces purebred on a site compared to daily fees for drivers who park their automobile in normal automobile parks.
They found drivers opposite a nation saved a common £3.75million by selecting to pre-pay for private parking sinecure around their website, rather than regulating parking facilitates that assign a rate on a day.
Drivers are increasingly seeking alternatives to normal parking spaces as internal councils continue to lift parking fees in an try to redeem appropriation mislaid due to bill cuts.
A new check suggested that many as 95 per cent of internal councils certified they would expected lift bills for residents this April, opposite a operation of sectors including parking.
In Aug final year, we suggested that internal councils raked in a whopping £1.5billion from British drivers in parking fees and fines over a 12-month period.
Parking fees and permits for both on and off-street bays accounted for some-more than two-thirds of that figure – creation it no warn that drivers are seeking choice parking solutions.
Harrison Woods, handling executive during YourParkingSpace.co.uk, said: “More-and-more motorists are saving poignant amounts on parking charges by selecting driveways and dull spaces, that includes parking during hotels, off-street spaces and secure garages.
“It’s illusory that large motorists are saving income by engagement a drive to park on, either it’s only for a few hours or a series of days.
“As good as being cheaper, pre-booking a parking space also takes a highlight out of looking for somewhere to leave a automobile if left to a last-minute.”