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Continuous dangerous parking on a blind bend obstructing vehicles from both directions

Reported in the Obstruction or hazard on road category anonymously at 14:38, Fri 27 December 2019

Sent to Warwickshire County Council 2 minutes later

Although there is a driveway attached to this property at 16 Southey Road, Rugby CV226HF as well as the ability to park elsewhere this vehicle continues to park half on and half off the path on a blind bend making it very dangerous for vehicles approaching in both directions as you have to use the wrong side of the road to get round it, I can see an accident happening here before long. This has been happening for months now since the new owners brought the property.

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  • Warwickshire County Council does not have the authority to deal with vehicles parked inappropriately at this location. For assistance with a vehicle which is causing an obstruction you would need to contact the Police who have powers to take appropriate action. The Police have the authority as the Highway Code states“You MUST NOT leave your vehicle or trailer in a dangerous position or where it causes any unnecessary obstruction of the road. [Laws CSDPA sect 21 & RTRA sects 5 & 8]” In such a case they may issue a Fixed Penalty Notice or arrange removal/relocation of the vehicle.

    You make like to raise this issue with the police via your local Community Forum. Three priorities are set for Police attention at the Community Forum - for the next three months. Actions and outcomes of the chosen priorities are then reported back to the next Community Forum. Residents are welcome to attend these meetings. Please visit: Community Forums http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/ communityforums for contact details and more information about your local Community Forum.

    Posted by Warwickshire County Highways at 15:24, Fri 27 December 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 15:09, Friday 24 January 2020

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