Apr 092011
 
 April 9, 2011  Posted by  Breaches, Govt, Non-U.S.

The DVLA is giving drivers’ names and addresses to some private parking firms despite breaches of the industry’s voluntary code, the BBC has learned.

The DVLA’s rules restrict access to the data to companies complying with the British Parking Association code.

Breaches include overstating powers by threatening fines and penalties and failing to handle complaints promptly.

The DVLA says it investigates alleged breaches and stops firms’ access to the data if they are proven.

Read more on BBC.

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