Illegally parked vehicles cause congestion hinder:
- other road users
- legitimate parkers
- delivery vehicles
- emergency vehicles
Dangerous parking affects the safety of all road users.
Controlled parking zones restrict where and when you can park and are shown by
- yellow lines
- loading bays
- bus stops
- taxi ranks
Double yellow lines mean no parking at any time.
Single yellow lines will have a sign nearby explaining the restrictions. You should always check the signs.
As a driver you are responsible for making sure that you park your vehicle properly and do not cause an obstruction. If you have followed the regulations you will not receive with a Penalty Charge Notice.