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Pease Pottage service station firm apologise for charging drivers to park
10:19am Tuesday 12th March 2013 in News
A service station company has apologised for charging stranded motorists caught out by the snow last night.
Moto, owners of Pease Pottage services, have apologised for charging stranded motorists to park at the services last night.
Approximately 50 drivers were forced to park up for the night after road conditions along the A23.
A spokesman said: "We can only apologise unconditionally to drivers who were stranded at Pease Pottage because of the snow and were then asked to pay the £12 overnight parking fee.
"Clearly this was an error and we will be investigating how it came about.
"It is our policy not to charge drivers in these circumstances and on previous occasions we have waived charges, as we will do in this case.
"All drivers who paid the fee will be refunded and any parking charge notices issued will be cancelled."
Drivers wishing to claim a refund should contact 01293 562852 if they produce their parking ticket.
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