Penalty Charge Notice

How Long can a PCN be Issued After the Offence? Law Updates

Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) are fines allotted by the regional committee or the London for Transport. One can issue these fines for illegal parking or minor traffic offences like using an unauthorised bus lane and turning left when not allowed—not paying your road tolls on time such as the London Congestion Charge can pull you under the offence by courtesy of London for Transport. If you happen to find yourself in this situation, the police forces are not in power to make the offenders pay the charge in the act. Instead, a local adjudicator’s court justifies the penalty charge notices. How much time does a penalty charge notice take to arrive? The PCN could be left on the vehicle if the driver is not around or handed to the driver by a parking warden; this means the PCN has been served i...[Read More]