How 'loophole' in Highway Code means police can't act if a stranger parks in your drive

A silver car parked on a front driveway
A lesser known legal loophole may mean cars parked on your driveway potentially can't be removed (Image credit: Getty Images)

Experts are warning that homeowners could be unable to seek assistance from the police or their local authority if another motorist decides to park on their driveway.

The issue has been highlighted by The Workplace Depot, whose experts claim the way current laws are written leaves homeowners with limited options. 

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.