A DRIVER was shamed by police for his poor parking.
They left their Toyota Yarris facing the road and one rear wheel on the sidewalk.
officers in Walsall, West MidlandsShe shared an image of the vehicle online with the caption, “An example of not parking a vehicle.”
They added that a parking fine was sent to the driver.
Parking on the pavement is not illegal outside of London, but some local councils prohibit it.
And motorists outside of London can still get fines for lane blocking, but it’s a legal gray area.
That traffic regulations states that motorists “must not park part or all of the pavement in London, nor should they do so anywhere else unless the signs allow it”.
The rules warn that pedestrians who are blind, have strollers or use wheelchairs could be penalized by cars on the sidewalk.
It adds that drivers “must not park their vehicle or trailer in a dangerous position that will unnecessarily obstruct the road”.
Police can issue fines if officers believe the car is in a dangerous position or causing unnecessary obstruction to the road.
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The RAC has previously advised people to “use common sense when they have no choice but to park on the sidewalk”.
Earlier this month, a driver forced a charity shop to close for the day Parking on the way in front of the entrance.
Shop manager Alex Sharp said it parked there for six hours and cost them £200, adding: “They must have decided to park right outside – who knows why.” It’s just so silly.”
And The Sun revealed what jobs were like on the council Penalize homeowners for parking on their own street.
A mother has been struggling to get her poor son to and from the hospital in Harrow, north west London, because of stupid rules.
Meanwhile, the banker and mother-of-one Ardha Patel, 50, said she gave up inviting friends after one was fined £190.
And white van driver Palli Singh, 35, was fined £110 for parking his van on a street next to a sign that said he could leave it there.
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