When may you stop on an urban clearway?

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When may you stop on an urban clearway?

Rule 240 of the UK Highway Code states:

You MUST NOT stop or park on an Urban Clearway within its hours of operation, except to pick up or set down passengers.

The purpose of urban clearways is to ensure there are no parked cars blocking the flow of traffic during peak hours, while still allowing people to park there outside of these hours when traffic flow is lower.

Here’s an example of an urban clearway sign showing it’s hours of operation. This sign will be repeated along the clearway.

You’ll know when the clearway ends when you see the following sign.