POLL: Will the new parking metres make life better or worse for drivers?

New parking ticket machines which require drivers to enter their registration number have been installed in South Shields town centre.

But will they be better or worse for drivers? Take part in our poll hereThe council says the new machines will be helpful to customers in light of parking appeals - but some drivers believe it will cost them more time, and is being done to make more cash for the Town Hall coffers.