Lincolnshire motorist to appeal against 'stupid' parking ticket
Motorists have appealed against one out of every seven on-street parking tickets issued since the scheme came into force.
Of the 4,222 fines handed out by enforcement officers in December last year, 624 motorists have lodged appeals.
One Lincoln resident who is hoping to overturn his fine is Andrew Wilson who was given a ticket when his van was parked on his own drive.
The 50-year-old window cleaner, of Derwent Street, left part of his van hanging over the double yellow lines at the end of his drive due to building work next door.
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He said: "The wheels are on my drive but the tiniest part of the vehicle is overhanging the lines.
"We can't use the whole drive because next door are building an extension and it would collapse if I did.
"I explained that to the woman but she still gave me the ticket. It is just stupid. It is milking us for every penny we have. It is disgusting.
"I will definitely be appealing this because I am not paying it."
Mick Phoenix, parking services manager for Lincolnshire County Council, said: "Without looking at this case in more detail it's difficult for us to comment."