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    Hi all last week I got a £30 parking Fine for this! a offense code 151
    I'm appealing against it. Am I in the wrong?
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    can't see that picture. What is code 151 then?

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    Were you parked on the curb?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mcshammer_dj View Post
    can't see that picture. What is code 151 then?
    Causing an unnecessary obstruction

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    Unneccessary/willfull obstruction is code 151.

    When they issue parking tickets they have to take pictures too I think so I'd ask for them to supply those images.
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    I can't see what's behind you - is there a drive? Having said that, I can't see a dropped curb. Are you parked opposite a drive?

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    sorry the picture is up now

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    Can't see why you'd get a ticket, but how come there's no-one else is parked nearby? Were there any roadworks going on?

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    what was the other side of the picture ie. what is on the pavement etc. From the picture you have done nothing wrong however it is not possible to be certain that there were no signs warning about parking due to works etc

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    You're not parked in front of a dropped curb are you?

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    this is the only marking behind me another teacher was parked on the bit of yellow and she got done aswell

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    there isnt a dropped curb or anything its just the yellow lines are faded soo much you cant see them with the naked eye

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    that looks like part of a zig zag?
    is this in front of a school?

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    Those look like the markings outside a school etc. As one traffic warden put it - crocodile teeth...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mcshammer_dj View Post
    that looks like part of a zig zag?
    is this in front of a school?
    Even if there is a parking prohibition in place the road markings need to be in a serviceable condition. They quite clearly aren't.

    Appeal it, and make a formal complaint.
    Last edited by K.C.Leblanc; 25th June 2010 at 11:14 AM.

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