Ask 2: What is the law in Texas about parking on the streets along curbs in residential neighborhoods?

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HOUSTONAt KPRC 2, we’re dedicated to keeping Houstonians informed. As part of our Ask 2 series, the newsroom will answer your questions about all things Houston.

Question: Our viewer Tracy wants to know: What is the law in Texas about parking on the streets along curbs in residential neighborhoods?

Answer: Here is what the Texas law says about where a driver cannot park:

  • A driver can’t temporarily park within 20 feet of a driveway entrance
  • You also can’t on the roadway side of a vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street
  • On a sidewalk
  • In an intersection
  • On a crosswalk

You can get more information on the Texas Department of Transportation’s road manual here.

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