Signage required as cars parking on the pavement, outside number 17&18.
Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 12:11, Monday 11 November 2019
Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later
Signage required as cars parking on the pavement, outside number 17&18. Potentially blocking access to emergency services. Furthermore, blocking access to the footpath.
Council ref: ENQ19847267
Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.
State changed to: Investigating
Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:15, Monday 11 November 2019
We cannot put legally enforceable signs up restricting parking without the backing of a legal Traffic Regulation Order. Obstruction is an issue that needs to be reported directly to the Police. There is no national prohibition against either on-street or pavement parking except in the latter case in London and more widely in relation to heavy commercial vehicles. However, it is an offence to drive onto the pavement, whether with intention to park or not. Because this is a criminal offence, as opposed to the vast majority of civil parking offences, it is enforceable by the police, not the local authority. There have long been concerns about the extent to which this is enforced.
State changed to: Fixed
Posted anonymously at 11:12, Tuesday
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