NEIGHBOURS in the UK are more likely to fall out over car parking than almost any other issue.
A survey by OSV Ltd has found that 75% of UK drivers say they have had an argument with a neighbour over parking problems, many of which involve parking available directly outside of someone else's home.
Many drivers consider the road space outside their home as their “territory” and become very possessive about anyone else parking there.
Men are three times more likely than women to be involved in an argument with neighbours over parking. Reflecting this, 69% said they had devoted time to preventing others from parking in what they consider to be their space. Some have even gone as far as buying their own traffic cones to stop others from using their space.
Other measures used by drivers to protect t...