The Guide To Colored Curb Zones in Minnesota | YourMechanic Advice

The Guide To Colored Curb Zones in Minnesota

Schedule Brake Pad Replacement
Service Area

$125.62 - $449.32

Price range for all vehicles
Average rating from 12,277 customers who received a Brake Pads Replacement.

Minnesota parking laws: understanding the basics

Knowing how and where to park legally in Minnesota is just as important as knowing the rules of being on the road, such as the speed limits and proper signaling and lane changing procedures. If you park in the wrong area, you could get a citation and a fine, and you could even have your vehicle towed. Following the parking laws will reduce that risk. Keep in mind that there could be some different regulations and laws based on the city and town where you live. However, they will generally be very similar to the rules enacted by the state.

The parking rules and regulations

When you are properly parked parallel to a curb, your wheels on the curb side should be no more than 12 inches from the curb. There are many locations where you are not allowed to park. Many of them are common sense, but you will want to know the specifics so you do not get a fine.

You cannot park within an intersection, on a crosswalk, or on a sidewalk. You are not allowed to park within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection, and you have to be at least 30 feet away from stop signs, flashing lights, or traffic signals at the side of public roads. You have to be at least 50 feet away from the nearest rail of a railroad crossing. You need to make sure you are parked at least 10 feet away from fire hydrants.

If there is any excavation or street construction occurring, or if there is any other obstruction in the roadway, you need to make sure that parking in the area would not obstruct traffic in any way. Do not park on a bridge or a highway tunnel. You are not allowed to double park either. Double parking is parking on the road side of a vehicle that is stopped or parked at the curb already. This would slow traffic down, and it could be dangerous. Do not fall into the trap of thinking that it’s okay if you are only there for a few seconds. It is still illegal.

If the curb is painted yellow, you cannot park there. You cannot park in front of mailboxes either. You will need to refer to the ordinances in your city to determine just how far away from them you will need to park. Also, do not park at the street end of a driveway.

If you receive a fine for a parking infraction, the price can vary based on the location where it occurred. Towns and cities will create their own fine schedules. When you adhere to the rules discussed here, you can reduce the chance of getting a ticket, and that can help to put your mind at ease.

Before you park anywhere, it is a good idea to check for signs that could indicate whether you are allowed to park in the area or not. Being vigilant will reduce your risk of getting a ticket.


Next Step

Schedule Brake Pad Replacement

The most popular service booked by readers of this article is Brake Pad Replacement. Yourmechanic’s technicians bring the dealership to you by performing this job at your home or office 7 days a week between 7AM-9PM. We currently cover over 10k cities and have 100k+ 5-star reviews... LEARN MORE

SEE PRICING & SCHEDULING

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Recent Brake Pad Replacement reviews

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Brake Pad Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

12,277

Rating Summary
11,730
348
73
35
91
11,730
348
73
35
91

Chris

21 years of experience
1861 reviews
Chris
21 years of experience
Mini Cooper Clubman - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Silverado, California
He arrived early, went straight to work, and it should have been quoted higher as it’s a Mini which takes longer than the average break job. He didn’t try to get more than the quoted amount. He even set out to replace a running light for me when he was finished. I thought there would hard sales telling me I needed more work but there wasn’t. Because he didn’t try to sell me more work, I will use him again. When I hired a mechanic I don’t want a salesman. 
Land Rover Range Rover Sport - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Irvine, California
Chris again has provided great Service. Everything was great. I was very happy with the work and will definitely have him return for any other work.

Bryant

11 years of experience
408 reviews
Bryant
11 years of experience
Ford Fusion - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Indianapolis, Indiana
Bryant has done great work on my car before, the latest work is no exception. He's very flexible, and goes the extra mile to get you back on the road.
Scion iA - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Carmel, Indiana
This is my first time using this service. I am very happy with it. Bryant was very knowledgeable and did quality work. I will use this service more regularly.

Edmar

21 years of experience
184 reviews
Edmar
21 years of experience
Chrysler 200 - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Euless, Texas
Edmar always does a very good job. He's done a few different things on my car the last two years. Each job was performed very fast and top quality. Thank you once again.

Mazyar

7 years of experience
255 reviews
Mazyar
7 years of experience
Jaguar XF - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Lawrenceville, Georgia
He was early, courtesy and actually helped me save some money since i didn't need all the work that i thought i needed done. Honest guy. Very knowledgeable. Great attitude.

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE