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Traffic signs & road markings for parking

 

The following traffic signs and road markings show where parking is not allowed or is allowed only at certain times.

Traffic signs

These signs and their information plates show that you can park only during certain periods (sign 1) or outside certain periods (sign 2).

 

Images showing red circle with black P inside. If a red line is drawn through the P it means no parking. Time restrictions are written below sign indicating what times the ruling applies

Images showing red circle with black P inside. If a red line is drawn through the P it means no parking. Time restrictions are written below sign indicating what times the ruling applies

Sign 1
Sign 2
Parking permitted
Parking prohibited

 

The sign below shows a clearway - an area of road that must be kept clear for moving traffic during certain times of the day (usually busy periods). The times when stopping or parking is prohibited are shown on an information plate under the sign.

Other vehicles may stop during these times only if they are waiting in a line of traffic, but they are not allowed to park, even if disc or metered parking is normally available.

 

Image with red circle and X through it. This means no parking , at all.
Clearway

Road markings

This single yellow line usually has an upright information plate nearby. Together, the road marking and information plate mean you must not park during the times shown.

 

Image shows kerb with single yellow line.

 

 

The double yellow lines mean no parking at any time.

 Image shows kerb with double yellow line.