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if you park a vehicle on double yellow lines and they are not

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if you park a vehicle on double yellow lines and they are not continuous ie broken in several places. does this give one the right to contest a parking ticket?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 3 years ago.

Alex Watts : Hello my name is Alex and I will help you with this. Please note that I am a working Solicitor and may be on and offline as I have to attend Court and meet with clients, even at weekends. As such you may not get an instant response when you reply, but rest assured I will be giving your question my immediate attention upon return You do not need to wait here as you will get an email when I reply.
Alex Watts : Is there a vertical strip at the end where they are broken please?
JACUSTOMER-yzmysf8r- :

Hi, the double yellow lines in question are faded and worn away if that helps

Alex Watts :

How big is the gap?

JACUSTOMER-yzmysf8r- :

the gaps are approx 450mm

Alex Watts : So quite small then? I assume there are signs up saying no parking around about?
JACUSTOMER-yzmysf8r- :

There are no signs saying "No Parking" adjacent to the lines. However I have just noticed one on the other side of the road in another street.

Alex Watts : You could contest it, but I can't say whether you would be successful.
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Alex Watts : But yes you could contest it, but you do risk losing.
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
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