In the US, I'm accustomed to never parking along a yellow or red curb. yellow meaning a freight loading/unloading zone and red meaning a fire or emergency-access zone.

However, in Mexico I see a plethora of yellow curbs, often in residential neighborhoods, with many people parked along them. This leads me to think that a yellow curb does not mean "no parking zone" in Mexico. However, I recently heard of a friend's car being towed for parking in a "yellow zone."

What does a yellow curb signify in Mexico? Can I park there?

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    This question appears to be about local traffic laws - applicable to both Mexicans and non-Mexicans alike, and doesn't seem to have anything to do with being an expat. – Greg Hewgill Mar 23 '14 at 20:28
  • @GregHewgill: So you think expats living in Mexico don't need to understand the local laws? – Flimzy Mar 23 '14 at 20:30
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    No, I'm not saying that at all (indeed, I said "applicable to non-Mexicans"). I'm just saying that these local laws don't apply to you any differently just because you're an expat. Anyway, a quick google search using the last line of your question turned up a likely answer straight away. – Greg Hewgill Mar 23 '14 at 20:34
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    @GregHewgill: That looks like reasonable information... if you want to make it an answer, it would warrant at least an up-vote if not acceptance... Assuming you're willing to contribute to what you believe to be an off-topic question. :P – Flimzy Mar 23 '14 at 21:03
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    The question could perhaps be acceptable on travel.SE? – Gala Mar 24 '14 at 11:03

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