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Double Yellow Lines

Post by linuxrocks » Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:38

Here is a collection of the worst double yellow lines in the UK. I suspect most have been posted already on the forum somewhere.

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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by swissferry » Tue Sep 07, 2021 21:26

Double yellows were painted alongside the existing edge of carriage way white lines on the A809 last year. They are not on Google Street View yet but can be seen on youtube. Best views are from around 49 seconds.

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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by belgarion » Tue Sep 07, 2021 22:09

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@56.24580 ... authuser=1

There's none on Street View here, but it looks like the road has ben resurfaced now and they've put double yellows down both sides, my car tyres were touching the lines on both sides most of the way up. We went to see the Bracklin Falls, this is the road to the car park.

So did they have issues with idiots parking on the road?

Its barely wide enough to drive on, and there's barely any passing places.

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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by Dougman » Wed Sep 08, 2021 08:36

belgarion wrote:
Tue Sep 07, 2021 22:09
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@56.24580 ... authuser=1

There's none on Street View here, but it looks like the road has ben resurfaced now and they've put double yellows down both sides, my car tyres were touching the lines on both sides most of the way up. We went to see the Bracklin Falls, this is the road to the car park.

So did they have issues with idiots parking on the road?

Its barely wide enough to drive on, and there's barely any passing places.

Vince
I would take a guess that it's to prevent people parking on the verges, the road boundary must extend off to the side somewhere.
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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by Chris Bertram » Wed Sep 08, 2021 11:34

Oxford Road, Moseley - a bit of a wiggle here: https://goo.gl/maps/J9cujJbLQyQxqKgP7
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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by haymansafc » Wed Sep 15, 2021 22:02

Fortunately, I'm not aware of any odd or pointless examples in my area. I can think of a few 'borderline' cases but certainly nothing worth linking.
linuxrocks wrote:
Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:38
Here is a collection of the worst double yellow lines in the UK. I suspect most have been posted already on the forum somewhere.
There's a few I've seen before, but more that I haven't... I suspect the example in New Brighton is on a slipway down to the Mersey Estuary and it's high tide at the time the picture was taken.

I have literally no idea what's going on with the last example in that link - the one with the flower going up the wall! Surely that's got to be some sort of weird art project!?
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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by yen_powell » Thu Sep 16, 2021 20:30

haymansafc wrote:
Wed Sep 15, 2021 22:02
Fortunately, I'm not aware of any odd or pointless examples in my area. I can think of a few 'borderline' cases but certainly nothing worth linking.
linuxrocks wrote:
Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:38
Here is a collection of the worst double yellow lines in the UK. I suspect most have been posted already on the forum somewhere.
There's a few I've seen before, but more that I haven't... I suspect the example in New Brighton is on a slipway down to the Mersey Estuary and it's high tide at the time the picture was taken.

I have literally no idea what's going on with the last example in that link - the one with the flower going up the wall! Surely that's got to be some sort of weird art project!?
That was Banksy painting on the side of the working mens' club in Pollards Row. My mate had to get the lines removed from the footway after it went in.
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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by Gareth » Thu Sep 16, 2021 21:57

Yellow lines are ugly. They should use the thinner type as standard...

101 Dale St
https://maps.app.goo.gl/XoXw28yLVf1xGyQ77

Or, where the restriction applies the whole street or block, just stick to full size no parking/waiting sign at the entrance, like in much of the rest of the world.

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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by Skipsy » Mon Oct 11, 2021 17:57

Instead of making the disabled bay bigger, they just painted DYLs here

Side note, I always find it silly when they have single yellow lines in tight alleyways, yards and courts, like I don't undestand the point? here and this one which is even more complex, considering to the left of that sign is only a short stretch of single yellow before it becomes doubles.
It makes me wonder why they bother making it so complicated?

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Re: Double Yellow Lines

Post by SteelCamel » Wed Oct 13, 2021 21:28

Skipsy wrote:
Mon Oct 11, 2021 17:57
Instead of making the disabled bay bigger, they just painted DYLs here
I'm guessing that there's been issues with that bay and they want to make it quite clear that it's separate to the other bays. I don't recall seeing a sign specifically threatening other blue badge holders with having their car towed before. And the car parked there looks to be one with a wheelchair ramp, so it really does need the full length of the bay.
There's another disabled bay over the road which has neither the sign restricting it to one particular vehicle, nor the yellow lines - so I think these go together.

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