Owners of foreign vehicles owe councils in the south of England more than half a million pounds, Freedom of Information requests have revealed.
The BBC report:
More than £500,000 is owed to councils in the south in unpaid parking fines issued to foreign-registered vehicles since 2009.
Portsmouth City Council has brought in external contractors in a bid to reclaim fines totalling £143,666.
Oxfordshire County Council and Southampton City Council are now looking to do the same.