A PARKING warden has revealed drivers leave notes on their vehicles to avoid getting a fine – but they do nothing.
In the Britain's worst parking show, traffic enforcement officer Debs was on duty when a workman left his van parked on double yellow lines.
The vehicle was abandoned while the tradesman was on a job at a nearby property.
And despite clearly knowing the parking rules, the worker left a note inside his windscreen asking the warden to give him a call before issuing a fine.
The note read: "In No 8 working. Please can you give me a ring."
Debs appeared on Channel 5's Britain's Parking Hell where she explained cheeky notes like this one are sometimes left on vehicles – and she does take them into consideration.
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"We try and be lenient with people, but obviously [we're] not letting them off," she said:
"We're still booking people who haven't paid."
The warden who patrols Tenby said at this time of year, once the summer season is over, the harbour town sees builders and a swarm of vans which end up blocking the small streets.
"This time of year is when all the businesses do all the work ready for the season so that's why you'll see a lot of builders in town," Debs added.
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In the episode, Debs was on her shift and approaching the van, which could have received an automatic £35 fine.
She told viewers: "He's left me a little note, I mean what's he telling me? 'I know I shouldn't be here' isn't he?"
The owner of the van soon emerges from the house he's working at and explains he can't go "back and forth" before Debs ends up letting him off.
He said: "Fair play to them they're pretty good the girls.
"If we're on a job, rather than book you they'll come in and say 'look boys move your van'."
Debs said the people she deals with are good and will usually move their vans straight away.
It was recently revealed in a survey, white van drivers overtook BMW drivers for the "most hated motorists".
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