The RAC Foundation estimated last year that the number of clampers
has risen by 75% in 19 months and that there are 2,100 clampers
They slapped one on Gordon Miller, a clamper
who made life a misery for motorists.
was nominated after a national search by the RAC Foundation to find the clamper
who acts in the most vindictive way.
uk where you can report unlicenced clampers
in complete confidence.
Mr Morgan revealed his close call with the clampers
at the National Eisteddfod in Swansea, where he said: 'The clampers
were having a field day.
A district nurse who was then delayed 45 minutes in getting to that patient because she had to come up with pounds 75 to pay the clamper
before her vehicle was released.
Even with the new law, landowners and wheel clampers
can charge whatever they like and don't have to put up signs warning motorists.
Depending on their existing qualifications, clampers
may need training and to pass an examination before they will be granted a licence, which costs pounds 190 and is valid for three years.
demanding a lady's gold tooth or sexual favours in lieu of payment.
Mr Kilcoyne said: "Cash doesn't change hands with council clampers
, usually it's cards.
The new law is designed to curb widespread abuses by rogue clampers
, who are able to clamp vehicles with little warning and charge whatever they like in fines.
WinstonSmith On parking fines and car clampers
They are just a money making scam that is completely out of control.
I HAD to smile when I read that clampers
got a taste of their own medicine in Southend, Essex.
stooped to a new low by targeting a charity minibus used by elderly and disabled people.
A GRIEVING family took matters into their own hands when clampers
refused to release their dead grandmother's car.