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Okay, this was a reasonable exchange and the driver said sorry. However, it still goes to show that parking on developments is usually very lax in it's reference to the law and to maintaining through routes.

Even with the door closed, the space between the parked up vehicles is limited and prone to danger. I'd usually give a lorry like the one on the right, a good couple of yards space because things can be coming off them or any of a myriad of dangerous activities.

This has been a bit awkward for a few weeks with the development at Peterhouse college. Large vehicles have been coming down a very limited space. Not that they shouldn't, but they need to be making more of an effort to be safe to vunerable road users.

Stopping or Parking in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860

Driving in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 140 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070308

Parking causing an Obstruction
Highway Code Rule 242 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT leave your vehicle or trailer in a dangerous position or where it causes any unnecessary obstruction of the road.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860

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