A notice from Thames Valley Police to anyone using cars on the school run: please find somewhere safe and legal to park!
Whilst picking up and dropping off the children, some vehicles are being parked in a way that causes an obstruction to other road users.
It is an offence to cause obstruction of a public road.
It is not advisable to park closer than 10 meters to a junction.
Please find somewhere safe and legal to park whilst dropping off and picking up your child / children. Please have more consideration for other road users.
Legal provision: Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, reg 103 and s42, Road Traffic Act 1988 and s137 Highways Act 1980