Parking with a Blue Badge
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You can park free of charge and without time limit:
- in public on-street parking places
- on single or double yellow lines, at times when loading is allowed and as long as you are not causing an obstruction or danger to others
- in greenways parking places, outwith any rush hour restrictions
- in some private car parks - check signs and always display your Blue Badge
- in shared use parking places.
You should not park:
- in bus lanes during the hours of operation
- in cycle lanes
- on single or double red lines during their hours of operation
- on zig-zag pedestrian crossings, at school entrances or in bus stops
- in parking spaces for other users such as residents
- in suspended parking bays when temporary restrictions are in force
- any place where traffic or emergency vehicles might be held up
- at lowered kerbs for pedestrian crossings
- anywhere that would cause an obstruction or danger to others
- in the public parking places on main traffic routes when loading is prohibited. Always check road markings and signs for more information. These restrictions can be found in Causewayside, Dalkeith Road, Dalry Road, Morningside Road and Nicolson Street.
Further information can be found at the Blue Badge Scotland website.
Further support and advice can also be found from the charity Disabled Motoring UK
A leaflet on the reponsibilities of a Blue Badge Holder is also available.