Parking on pavements is currently covered by criminal and civil law, with different rules in different parts of the country, and vastly different experiences of enforcement from district to district.
The laws are confusing - so of course people are confused, as these YouGov figures, commissioned by Guide Dogs, show...
Drivers confused by current laws on pavement parking
Drivers know all aspects of current law about pavement parking
... and yet pavement parking itself is not an offense in most parts of the UK. Begging the question: how do vehicles manage to park on the pavements in the first place?
People aged 65 and over polled for Living Streets in 2014 who said pavement parking was a problem for them in their local area.
Older people who say they would be more likely to walk outside if the pavements were clear of vehicles parked on them.