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Cash is still the number one option for paying parking fees among drivers, but young drivers prefer to use cards and technology, new research reveals.

According to an AA survey, about 46% of drivers say that paying parking fees in cash is the first option, rising to 56% for drivers over the age of 65 and 62% for low-income households.

On the other hand, tip and pin payments are second, and contactless payments using cards or smartphones are third. Pay by app and phone to complete the top five.

However, the report found that drivers aged 18 to 24 were ready to avoid banknotes and coins in favor of cards and technology.

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