FRSC has published a long list of prohibited areas drivers should avoid when considering a place to park their vehicles. 14 Examples of Places Not To Park Your Vehicle.
You must not park wherever you see a Do not Park sign, You must not park where your vehicle will obstruct the views of other road users or constitute a danger to them. According to the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, these are some of the places we must not park our cars:
- Road Junctions (Opposite or within 10 metres: 32 ft of a junction).
- Bends or corners.
- Top/crest of a hill.
- Narrow bridge.
- Railway line crossing.
- On zebra crossings and at emergency entrances/exits eg Hospitals, Roadside clinics, Road safety Offices, Police stations, Fire stations and fire hydrants.
- Entrances of markets, schools and private residence.
- Footpath, pavement or cycle path.
- The left-hand side of the road at night (except in one-way street).
- On flyovers, in tunnels or in underpasses (unless there are signs to say you may park there).
- On expressways (except on the hard shoulder in an emergency).
- Where your parking will make the road narrow.
- Opposite another parked vehicle, if this would narrow the road lesser than the width of two vehicles (double parking).
- Near road construction works.