Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Victory for Mail campaign as cowboy clampers banned from all private land and facing criminal charges

Wheel clamping on private land becomes a criminal offence from tomorrow following a seven-year campaign by The Mail on Sunday.

The new law bans immobilising and towing away vehicles at retail parks, blocks of flats, council housing estates and hospitals. 

It affects both unscrupulous operators who set out to trap motorists, and companies that have legitimate contracts with landowners to patrol off-street sites.

The move is expected to save motorists £55 million a year in release fees.

Read the full article here 

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