Question 1: Is running traffic lights and similar traffic offenses such as exceeding the speed-limit inside or outside towns, haphazard parking, especially at times of Salaah (Prayer), and annoying others without reason considered Haraam (prohibited) or just Makrooh (reprehensible)? Kindly, give us the Fatwaa’ in this regard, may Allaah reward you!
Answer: Traffic systems are designed and implemented for the common benefit of Muslims. It is thus incumbent upon all drivers to act in accordance with them, as violating them lead to many accidents where people are exposed to injuries and dangers. As for parking nearby Masjids (mosques) for a short period of time, whether to perform Salaah or other reasons without causing annoyance to anyone, it is not a problem, In-shaa’ Allaah (if Allaah wills so)… read more here.