Further details of contravention code 99C

Contravention code 99C is summarised as stopped on a pedestrian crossing and/ or crossing area marked by zigzags.

Pedestrian crossing

Contravention code 99C shall be used for vehicles seen to be stopped on a Pedestrian Crossing or the associated area marked by zigzags. No observation period will be applied.

This particular contravention is enforced by traffic attendants but may also be enforced by the police.

  • is loading/ unloading permitted? No
  • are Blue Badge holders exempt? No

Exemptions to enforcement

Vehicles may not stop on a pedestrian crossing or on zigzags with the following exemptions:

  • council/ government department in pursuance of statutory duties
  • emergency services (fire, police, ambulance, customs)
  • road maintenance
  • statutory undertaking (NIE Networks, NI Water, BT, and so on)
  • a bus stopped at a bus stop
  • any vehicle stopped in accordance with the crossing controls

You can find out more about exemptions to enforcement on the following page:

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