Parking: Pedestrian Areas

Department for Transport written question – answered on 12th March 2018.

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Photo of Siobhain McDonagh Siobhain McDonagh Labour, Mitcham and Morden

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to prevent unsafe pavement parking.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Local authorities in England outside London already have powers to restrict pavement parking using Traffic Regulation Orders. Furthermore, powers exist to take action against vehicles parked so as to cause an obstruction. The Government has no plans to bring in further legislation.

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