Maney Hill Primary School in Sutton Coldfield, West Mids, released a photo of mum Anita Partridge’s Audi Q5 in a section of the letter entitled Dangerous Parking.

The newsletter said: “It is disappointing to receive another photograph of dangerous parking outside school.

"Please remember that the double yellow lines are there for a purpose.

“At corners, visibility for pedestrians and drivers is reduced."

It added: "The double yellow lines are there to keep corners clear of vehicles so that pedestrians can cross safely and drivers can turn into roads safely.

“Please be a considerate driver and do not park on double yellow lines outside school or anywhere else.”

But fuming Anita told the Birmingham Mail: “I’m a disabled driver and have a Blue Badge which allows me to park on double yellow lines.

“I know the double yellows are there to protect the junction, but where I park, there is still a clear 20 metres behind where I’m parked to Mottrams Close which is a cul-de-sac.

“I have four conditions and shouldn’t be walking.

“My car has been identified in the school newsletter. I was shocked and completely humiliated. Mums of children in the same class as my son told me and they know I am a Blue Badge holder.

She added: "I said I’m a Blue Badge holder. I’m entitled to park for up to three hours on double yellows.

“I wasn’t right on the corner. I wasn’t blocking anybody in."

The Blue Badge Scheme webpage says: “Badge holders may park on single or double yellow lines for up to 3 hours.

But it adds: “The Blue Badge is not a licence to park anywhere.

"Like other road users, you must obey the rules of the road, as laid out in the Highway Code.”

Anita, who said she has not received an apology, added: “The school has now said I can park in one of the disabled bays and after arguing with them, they have now agreed I can drop him off and pick him up from reception."

The school’s headteacher, Sarah Whitehead, said: “Inconsiderate parking is a major issue at many schools, including ours, and we will do all we can to encourage parents to consider other people when they park.

“When we found out this parent was disabled we offered a disabled space in the school grounds.”



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