Getting your lines right will pay off
Compliance surveys are an effective way of ensuring on-street parking controls remain relevant and understandable
Traffic Management Act 2004 operational guidance state unambiguously: “Authorities should not issue PCNs when traffic signs or road markings are incorrect, missing or not in accordance with the TRO. An authority may be acting unlawfully and may damage its reputation if it continues to issue PCNs that it knows to be unenforceable”.
One way of checking that signs and lines accord to the traffic orders is to carry out compliance surveys. These do not necessarily have to be extensive or...