A Step Too Far?
It's not unusual for someone to get a ticket for parking on their own dropped kerb. You can avoid it in most places by registering your vehicle with the local council.They'll require the make, model, and registration of your vehicle along with proof of residence. Once that information is registered, you'll be safe parking on your own dropped kerb.
Parking In Front of A Driveway
Parking your vehicle so it blocks a driveway also falls under Rule 243 of the Highway Code. Similar to the litmus test for issuing a PCN for dropped kerb parking, you will generally only receive a ticket if you're completely blocking access to the driveway.And if a vehicle is left for an extended period of time and is untaxed for over a month, it's considered abandoned and the local council can remove it.
Parking On A Dropped Kerb Isn't Worth The Risk
While you may be able to get away with parking on a dropped kerb in some cases, it's not worth taking a chance. The £90 fine you could receive is much higher than you would pay for parking in a proper car park.
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