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Yellow lines are provided where there is a need to restrict parking to help traffic flow and to prevent obstructions on the highway.
Our Traffic, Urban Traffic Control (UTC) and Road Safety Section carries out programmes of work to introduce yellow lines.
Such lines are designed to:
We receive a considerable number of requests for waiting restrictions throughout the year and each request is assessed to ensure that the above aims can be met.
The Traffic, UTC and Road Safety Section prepares two or three programs of approved sites a year. We group the sites together to cut down on the cost of advertising the necessary legal Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO's). These TRO's can take a number of months to implement because of the required legal statutory process.
There are two types used:
Loading restrictions are shown by yellow markings on the kerb and on the supplementary plates.