Uncovered:
The parent and child parking problem

1 in 4

parent and child parking bays

are used incorrectly

Our investigation found that one in four people using a parent and child bay weren't eligible to do so. We investigated the reasons why people misuse these bays. And which supermarkets have the worst offenders.

We asked parents to talk about their experiences parking in parent and child bays, and tell us why these allocated spaces are essential for them.

Want to know how you can help?

If you've seen someone misusing parent and child bays and want to inform your local store, or if you're confused about parent and child bay rules, check out our guide.

Top reasons for misusing parent and child parking bays

We asked drivers their reasons for misusing parent and child parking bays.

What percentage of people misuse parent and child parking bays in your region?

Our investigation looked at the percentage of people that incorrectly parked in parent and child parking bays across Britain. See how your region compares.

Supermarkets with the worst offenders

Although supermarkets clearly mark their parent and child parking bays, people still misuse them. We investigated which supermarkets had the worst offenders for poor parking.

What can you do to help?

Have you experienced people misusing parent and child parking bays in your local supermarket? Use our tool to locate the store and let them know.

If you are still confused about the rules on parent and child parking bays, our guide will explain the do`s and don`ts.

READ OUR GUIDE

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