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clamper

[′klamp·ər]
(electronics)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The industry is now to be fully regulated with all clampers forced to abide by a cap on fines and penalties.
The clampers would "sit in wait for victims", clamping cars within minutes of them being parked at 19 sites across the West Midlands, including Coventry, Nuneaton, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, he added.
She filled a bucket with porridge, vegetables and food dye, and when the clamper went to target another car she got him.
Well, the hapless victims who hand over their hard-earned cash to the clampers are certainly unhappy.
If the wheel clamper is SIA licensed you will have to pay the release fee but you should insist on a receipt then write to the clamping company asking for a refund as there were no warning signs.
It is only for one CCJ anyway and I've paid that now, it is not a big deal." Councillor Neil Eustace said: "I am pleased to see that the Security Industry Authority has finally revoked Mr Southall's licence to operate as a wheel clamper."
Cheshire police have appealed for information about the assault in which an attacker struck the vehicle clamper with a wheel clamp.
The most important thing to remember if you have been clamped is to ask to see the clamper's SIA licence.
The winner of the competition, organised by the RAC Foundation, will be the clamper identified as acting in the most aggressive, bully-boy manner.
The new Security Industry Authority (SIA) will make it a legal requirement for any clamper to be licensed and operate under a tight code of conduct.
The clamper insisted the car was illegally parked because the officer was not on a 999 call, and demanded PC Mark Doble hand over [pounds sterling]60 to get it taken off.