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Parking charges driving motorists to distraction, say RAC

Motorists are feeling the squeeze on parking charges, with as many as four out of five reporting increased prices for spaces in towns and cities, the RAC has found.

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Money from parking charges 'go back into community'

Councils charging fees for parking solely to make a profit "is a misconception" as any money generated has to go back into the community, a Local Government Association spokesman told Good Morning Britain.

Any parking charges handed out on the street had to be spent on road and pavement upkeep and money collected in car parks "is used on essential services".

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