But there is a second issue: pavement parking results in broken and unstable paving and this causes injury, sometimes lasting. This is a major cause of the rising cost of highways liability claims which are bleeding local authority highways maintenance budgets dry. Hence the apparently trivial problem of pavement parking constitutes a multi-million cost to society and a brake on the development of an integrated transport policy.
Chairman, Transport Board
The Institution of Civil Engineers
London SW1Reuse content