Where is it Illegal to Park?

Illegal to park
Illegal to park

Lots of people don’t realise there are so many places it is illegal to park. These include:

  • On motorways
  • Within the zigzag lines at a pedestrian crossing
  • On clearways
  • Where there are single and double continuous white lines in the centre of the road
  • In a bus or cycle lane when operative
  • Near a road junction
  • Facing oncoming traffic at night
  • Obscuring a traffic sign
  • On a pavement
  • Blocking any entrance or where parking restrictions apply
  • At fire station/hospital entrances
  • Parking opposite another vehicle on a narrow road
  • Double-parking
  • Parking at road repairs
  • Where prohibited by traffic sign or roadway marking
  • At a bus stop or taxi rank
  • Near school entrances
  • On foot-ways, grass margins, or a median strip
  • In a casual trading reserve
  • In a flow bus lane
  • On a cycle track
  • In a loading bay
  • At a corner bend
  • At the brow of a hill or humpback bridge
  • Within 5 meters of a road junction

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