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#914659 - 10th Dec 2014 12:35pm Perfect Parking
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#914666 - 10th Dec 2014 1:50pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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#914668 - 10th Dec 2014 2:01pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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Are there double yellows at the bus stop? Is it a marked bus stop? The angle of the photo makes it difficult to see the road to make a judgement. Which house were the police visiting?

Even if the van wasn't there I'd imagine it would be difficult for a bus to pull into the gap between the two cars.

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#914670 - 10th Dec 2014 2:07pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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#914674 - 10th Dec 2014 2:14pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: Gibbo]
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I zoomed in, you can see markings and the car on the right is within the bus stop marking. Cheers


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#914685 - 10th Dec 2014 2:51pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: sonylegs]
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I zoomed in, you can see markings and the car on the right is within the bus stop marking. Cheers

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#914688 - 10th Dec 2014 3:05pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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As usual, one rule for one and one rule for another. Would be a fine and possible points for anyone else.

See it all the time, on double yellows etc out side the chippy, parked on the pavement between the slip road and Arrowe Park Road in Upton village.

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#914703 - 10th Dec 2014 3:53pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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Ye it's in the marked bus stop. While no room for a bus to unload passengers safe so forced to get off in the road.
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#914709 - 10th Dec 2014 4:48pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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#914770 - 10th Dec 2014 8:06pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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They can park outside my place 24/07. It might cause that prat who drives his motorbike at 60mph to slow down.

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#914873 - 11th Dec 2014 11:08am Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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It does say in the highway code not to park in a marked bus stop, but the same rule also says not to park facing against the traffic flow, and how many people do this on a daily basis.

I'm always willing to give emergency or other official vehicles the benefit of the doubt, especially if you don't know the circumstances, and whether they're exempt from the normal rules. I've often seen people whinge about traffic wardens parked on double yellows.

In this case I don't know what the police were doing, whether the use of the van meant there was equipment or people that needed to be close to where they were working, or whether the road was chock full of cars and it would have meant parking the police van some distance away.

I'd rather see them in the van and on their way to the next job than wasting minutes walking back to the van if it had to be parked streets away.

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#915020 - 11th Dec 2014 11:08pm Re: Perfect Parking [Re: mikroc]
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Heres a couple-- one of a well known car driving school waiting parked on double yellows for 20 minutes to pick up a school girl for her lesson and just for the record reg FP14 NFD. (not the first time hes parked there either) The other in Upton--no parking space-- no problem straight up on the pavement.


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