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Hello. An other question. Hope is not stupid one.

I've dropped my mom home yesterday, and i stopped for few seconds nearly to traffic lights just after bus station so she can leave the car.

As there are cameras, i would like to ask, do i will get fine for stopping for few seconds?

Or this will get me points on license?

Someone said that I'll get 6 points for what ive done which means my license will be revoked. And don't know what to think.

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If there was double yellow lines then yes.
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From memory the difference between red and yellow for this is the exception for blue badge and unloading. These road users are exempt from yellow restrictions but not red.

A single red would mean no stopping at marked times. However I believe it’s a council matter not police so you would get a fine, no points and no requirement to disclose to your insurance. IF you even got caught (unlikely).

Of course I might be wrong as it’s been a long time since I did my driving test - you should really check in the Highway Code.
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If there was double yellow lines then yes.
There is double red lines.
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Looks enforceable by a fine rather than penalty points, presuming that is that it was detected. You’re allowed to stop though if the lights are red
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Looks enforceable by a fine rather than penalty points, presuming that is that it was detected. You’re allowed to stop though if the lights are red
Thanks a lot.

I just checked, and there is a sign saying that i can't stop during 7am-7pm.

The time i dropped my mom and stopped was around 19:10

Do i will still get a fine?
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Thanks a lot.

I just checked, and there is a sign saying that i can't stop during 7am-7pm.

The time i dropped my mom and stopped was around 19:10

Do i will still get a fine?
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Looks like you’re in the clear 👍
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Looks like you’re in the clear 👍
The thing, is that i haven't stopped on a bay, but on red lines, can this still be an issue?
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The thing, is that i haven't stopped on a bay, but on red lines, can this still be an issue?
No. Whoever told you that you're liable for 6 points should be shot.
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No. Whoever told you that you're liable for 6 points should be shot.
That's what i was thinking, i stopped on 19:10 on red lines. But having 6 points for that, I'm not sure how.
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No. Whoever told you that you're liable for 6 points should be shot.
Also quick question, how about if you stop on zig zag lines. Are they giving points for that?
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Also quick question, how about if you stop on zig zag lines. Are they giving points for that?
From memory (IANAL) Zigzags seem to be a grey area in that some councils enforce them with a fine (councils can’t really issue criminal punishments so this would be civil - no points, no “conviction” and not disclosure requirements to insurance).

HOWEVER if the police or police traffic wardens (there’s a difference between police TWs and council/private) catch you it’s enforceable by 3 points and a fine which would need to be disclosed to insurance as it’s a motoring offence.

The chances of you being caught and the police bothering with the paperwork is probably pretty low unless it’s outside of a school and/or you cause an accident. Council enforcement is another matter as it’s a cash cow for them and often have cameras or vans driving around with cameras on them etc to enforce fines.
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The filth will visit and arrest you. I suggest that you say goodbye to your freedom.
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From memory (IANAL) Zigzags seem to be a grey area in that some councils enforce them with a fine (councils can’t really issue criminal punishments so this would be civil - no points, no “conviction” and not disclosure requirements to insurance).

HOWEVER if the police or police traffic wardens (there’s a difference between police TWs and council/private) catch you it’s enforceable by 3 points and a fine which would need to be disclosed to insurance as it’s a motoring offence.

The chances of you being caught and the police bothering with the paperwork is probably pretty low unless it’s outside of a school and/or you cause an accident. Council enforcement is another matter as it’s a cash cow for them and often have cameras or vans driving around with cameras on them etc to enforce fines.
Thanks for input. There was a sign at the beginning of road saying red route no stopping 7am-7pm.

That's what confuses me, i did read the Highway code about double red and yellow lines which both are stated no stopping, dropping off or parking at any time. But then there is a sign which says no stopping from 7am-7pm, which i believe you are allowed to stop outside of these hours, I'm right?

Also, one more question, you are also not allowed to dropp off passengers on bus stop as well?
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Double lines mean at any time. The sign may have been from previous or relating to a set of single lines somewhere near.

No I don’t think you’re permitted to stop in a bus stop.

Of course the question for most of the “minor” Highway Code infractions is going to be - who sees and who is going to do anything about it. Certainly I’ve stopped to “set down”/pick up as a driver of a private vehicle in bus stops and never been punished.
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Double lines mean at any time. The sign may have been from previous or relating to a set of single lines somewhere near.

No I don’t think you’re permitted to stop in a bus stop.

Of course the question for most of the “minor” Highway Code infractions is going to be - who sees and who is going to do anything about it. Certainly I’ve stopped to “set down”/pick up as a driver of a private vehicle in bus stops and never been punished.
Thanks. I'm really confused. In what circumstances i can get points on my license?

Can i get points by stopping on red lines, yellow lines, bus stops or white zig zag lines?
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