Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nearly 250 fixed penalty notices have been issued for the same white VW Transporter A van driver racked up what is thought to be a UK record of £32,000 in unpaid parking fines because their vehicle was “too big” to tow away. The driver has ignored 246 fixed penalty…

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Image: Transport for London Upton Park station has a new plaque, dedicated to one of the tube’s pioneering women. Incredibly, and perhaps shamefully, London Underground had no female drivers until 1978. The first was Hannah Dadds (1941-2011). Dadds was born in Forest Gate,…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDriver chases and shoves over 80-year-old in south-east London A driver who caused an 80-year-old pedestrian serious injuries in an apparent road-rage attack has admitted causing grievous bodily harm. John Edward Dugdale, 56, chased the victim down a south-east London street on 21 April and shoved him…

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption John Worboys entered no plea to the charges A former black cab driver has appeared in court by videolink charged with four offences against women. John Worboys, referred to by his new name John Radford, is alleged to have used drugs with the intention of carrying out sexual offences….

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDriver chases and shoves over 80-year-old in south-east London An 80-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a “nonsensical” attack by a driver who chased him down and shoved him in the back, police said. The victim was crossing Parish Lane in Penge, south-east London, on 21 April…

Since appearing in a BBC film about around his condition, which means he uses a wheelchair, Ashley Archer’s life has changed. He was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a condition which affects his legs. After watching David Weir win four gold medals in London 2012 he became inspired to train for the next Paralympics, and…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A total of £970,000 was taken from the van (file photo) in south-west London A G4S driver spent £1,400 on sportswear and trainers in JD Sports the day after stealing almost £1m from one of the firm’s vans, a court heard. Joel March, 36, abandoned the van in Clapham, south…

A hit-and-run victim has released CCTV footage of the crash in a bid to track down a driver after being disappointed by the police response to his case. Medical student Josh Dey suffered a bleed on the brain when he was knocked off his bike on Swain’s Lane in Highgate, north London, on 21 April….