This is because angry parkers have replaced nosey parkers as a main source of aggro between neighbours.
For years, people poking their noses into other people’s business was a traditional cause to row on the street.
But a new poll has found that three in four of us fall out with a next-door neighbour because of a parking dispute.
Several of these arguments erupt after a car is left right outside a neighbour’s property.
So what tactics are ‘territorial’ neighbours resorting to?
There are seemingly more tactics than you’d see on an average Premier League weekend, including:
But the masterstroke for best parking tactician goes to…the Birmingham pensioner who had her own markings painted on.
The 72-year-old woman was sick of motorists blocking her driveway. So down went the markings, including messages saying: ‘NO PARKING’.
However, her ‘masterstroke’ backfired in the end when city councillors from Birmingham got involved and ordered her to clean off the markings or face a fine.