n. A system used for regulating parking, in which the customer purchases a ticket from a machine and displays it on the dashboard or window of the vehicle.
A pay and display machine is a type of ticket machine used for regulating parking in urban areas or in car parks. It relies on a customer purchasing a ticket from a machine and displaying the ticket on the dashboard, windscreen or passenger window of the vehicle. Details included on a printed ticket are generally the location and operator of the machine, expiry time, fee paid and time entered.
Pay And Display is a short-lived British sitcom starring James Bolam that lasted only one series. It was written by Dominic English.