The absence figures for traffic wardens
in the last financial year are revealed in the 2000/01 West Midlands Police Inspection published last week.
Mr Wilson added: "The people of Fife will soon see the twin benefit of a more flexible use of traffic wardens
at the same time as community wardens start to appear in residential areas.
We all know that rules exist, that guidelines are there to be followed, and that traffic wardens
cannot make an exception for every driver's sorry tale.
She said: "I have never heard so many nice things said about traffic wardens
in my life.
Market research carried out after the 20week course on travellers targeted by the airport's traffic wardens
showed a distinct thawing in attitude.
The traffic warden
asked for the motorcycle registration documents but Hassan refrained from giving him the papers due to which the warden fined him Rs500.
In reply, the traffic warden
accepted the apology and verbally withdrew his case.
Parking restrictions should, first and foremost, be enforced by police traffic wardens
and not by council enforcement officers.
uk Kirklees Council asks for respect for traffic wardens
after officers spat at, punched and attacked by dogs At the end of the day traffic wardens
are doing a job.
ENFORCER: Having a friendly and positive attitude is helpful to being a traffic warden
Yet, at about 4pm on Christmas Eve, an officious traffic warden
was issuing a penalty ticket for overstaying the time limit; traffic flow along the lane was minimal.
A VAN driver accidentally pinned a traffic warden
against railings when he dropped his former partner's kids off at school while more than twice over the drink-drive limit.