If it is sometimes tempting to park in a delivery spot, it is important to know the rules so as not to be trapped.
We have all had our eyes on a delivery place when it was simply impossible to find a real space to park your vehicle. Except that here, you never really know if it is allowed or not, and you do not want to take the risk of seeing your car impound. Indeed, if it is possible to use the delivery places, know that very strict rules frame them, and that it is not possible to do anything, under penalty of being sanctioned. This is particularly the case in Paris, where parking is authorized but not in all places, nor all the time. All these rules, which we are going to detail with you, are set by the decree of December 16, which governs these very specific places and makes it possible to free up additional spaces in the evening and at weekends.
Delivery places: how to recognize them?
First of all, it is important to know what a delivery place looks like, so that you can be sure you are not mistaken. In Paris, these are always painted yellow, in order to be easily recognizable from the first glance. But it now remains to differentiate between those that can be used by individuals, and others. Be aware that those which are always prohibited from parking, whatever the hour or the day, are marked by a continuous double band yellow. The others are made up of a continuous line and a dotted second. If these, it is possible to park, under certain very specific conditions.
Delivery places: what are the rules
If these depend on the municipality in which they are installed, take the example of Paris. In the capital, it is possible to park in places with a discontinuous band from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. every day, but also all day on Sundays and public holidays. On the other hand, the rest of the time, these places are only reserved for deliveries, as their name suggests, and must therefore under no circumstances be used by other vehicles. If these rules are not respected, parking is considered inconvenient and therefore exposes you to a fine of € 35, or even impounding your vehicle if you are not nearby.
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