Most people think school run parents who park on pavements should be punished, survey reveals

Is school parking a problem where you live? Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Is school parking a problem where you live? Picture: ESSEX POLICE - Credit: Archant

Most people think those who park on pavements while dropping their children off at school should face punishment, a new survey has revealed.

The study showed Brits think problem parkers should face heavy fines, community service or points on their licences for causing disruption outside schools.

More than 50% of people who responded to Yourparkingspace.co.uk’s questionnaire said they should face some kind of punishment.

More than 10% said they would slap a fine of up to £100 on those caught in the act.

Community service was backed by 2% of people while 5% think problem parkers should get three points on their licence.


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Four percent thought they should be sent on driving awareness courses.

What do you think? Have you had issues with problem parking at your child’s school? Call 01473 324583 or email adam.howlett@archant.co.uk if you would like to tell your story.

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