Have you been guilty of parking in any of these no-go hotspots?

Parking pain: The top parking mistakes to avoid on UK roads

UK drivers are being reminded to take extra care when parking to avoid legal trouble and hefty fines.

Motoring experts from LeaseCar.uk have compiled a guide on identifying the top six prohibited parking spots so drivers can stay on the right side of the law.

Two yellow lines mean parking and waiting is not permitted at any time, and they can either be painted on the road or the kerb.

1. Double yellow lines

Two yellow lines mean parking and waiting is not permitted at any time, and they can either be painted on the road or the kerb.
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Two red lines painted on the kerb or road state that drivers must not stop at any time, unless a licensed taxi or blue badge holder who can drop off/pick up passengers only.

2. Double red lines

Two red lines painted on the kerb or road state that drivers must not stop at any time, unless a licensed taxi or blue badge holder who can drop off/pick up passengers only.
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Often found outside schools, hospitals and police stations, these are used to indicate the length of road where stopping is prohibited.

3. Yellow zig-zag lines

Often found outside schools, hospitals and police stations, these are used to indicate the length of road where stopping is prohibited.
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A sign with red cross over a blue background indicates a clearway, which means stopping is prohibited at all times.

4. Clearway

A sign with red cross over a blue background indicates a clearway, which means stopping is prohibited at all times.
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