Motorists warned about parking outside schools in Dearne Valley

Motorists have been warned about their parking outside schools in the Dearne Valley.

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 5:00 am
Parking troubles outside Oughtibridge Primary School, Naylor Road, which is causing parents with prams to walk on the road. Picture: Andrew Roe

Rotherham Council has introduced a Traffic Regulation Order making yellow zig zags outside schools legally enforceable in the same way as double yellow lines.

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It is now an offence to stop on the markings from 7.30am-5pm Mondays and Fridays.

Civil enforcement officers will carry out checks and issue penalty charge notices.

There are no exceptions, including disability badge holders.