The only free Parking space is located opposite to the direction of travel - may I Park my car still there? We will explain the legal situation.
It is you already happened: you are on the search for a Parking lot and discover on the opposite side of the road a Parking space. The temptation is then great to drive just over the center line and Parking contrary to the direction of travel. But is that even allowed?
links of Parking allowed? The highway code
says According to the TÜV Nord to the left, Parking is prohibited and is punishable by a 15 Euro fine . The highway code specifies in § 12, Para. 4, also as before. Thus, unnecessary shunting is to avoid maneuvers that could put other road users in danger. the except are one-way streets, or when tram tracks are to the right laid - then it is allowed to be parked on the left side of the road.
interesting : What is the difference between Parking and stopping is?
false Parking: What threatens me?
If you should be caught in the left Parking, you must not expect automatically to be towed. This would be due to the fact that the to Park there in General , explains Volker Lempp, transport law expert at the Auto club Europe (ACE). However if you want to risk a fine, you should Park according to the highway code.
you Would know ? So a lot of time and money, the Germans are wasting when Parking.