There are many rules and laws to follow for parking. Read them below:
Do not park facing against the traffic flow
Stop as close as you can to the side
Do not stop too close to a vehicle displaying a Blue Badge: remember, the occupant may need More room to get in or out
You MUST switch off the engine, headlights and fog lights
You MUST apply the handbrake before leaving the vehicle
You MUST ensure you do not hit anyone when you open your door. Check for cyclists or other traffic
Is it safer for your passengers (especially children) to get out of the vehicle on the side next to the kerb? Then you should do so
Put all valuables out of sight and make sure your vehicle is secure
Lock your vehicle.
Do not park opposite or within 32 feet of a junction, except in an authorised parking bay
Do not park near the brow of a hill or humpback bridge
Safe driving, from Britannia!