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BBC Watchdog: Excel Parking Services Ltd
April 20, 2012
Martin Cutts, the research director of the Plain Language Commission takes on a car parking lot when he was charged for parking. He won a case based on how hard it was to read the signs and understand that the parking lot was not free. This BBC news story investigates.
Is the lettering on the sign large enough to meet standards for clarity?
- Read Martin’s report: Phoney fines and dodgy signs take drivers for a ride with photos of the signs and an analysis of the British Parking Authority standards.
- Watch the BBC report on YouTube: BBC Watchdog: Excel Parking Services Ltd