Single-yellow-line meaning

(UK) A single yellow line painted at the side of a road to show that parking is permitted only at specified times.

1989 Melvin Dixon, "Trouble the water"

1999 Ruth Rendell, "A site for sore eyes"

He knew it would be risky parking on a double yellow line, or even a single yellow line, at this hour, but in a side street off the back of Kensington Church Street he found areas demarcated on the roadway with white lines.

2006 Peter James, "Looking good dead"

2007 Barrie Segal, "The Parking Ticket Awards: Crazy Councils, Meter Madness and Traffic Warden Hell"

The postman in question was parked on a single yellow line with parking-time restrictions.