It seems like every day a turtle rider is emailing or sending us a picture on Facebook of someone they saw parking illegally in a handicapped spot, so we decided to make a new category called “Shaming Handicapped Parkers.” We’ll put them up there and you turtle riding DMV or tow truck people can run the plates and give us a name. Don’t worry about getting caught, we do this all the time and we don’t have to know who you are. Just let us know where you saw it happen, and it’s definitely better when you get a picture of them doing it as well. Here’s today’s winner at Panera Bread in Webster:
Again, those lines are NOT there for you park on. They exist so that people who require handicapped ramps on their vans don’t have this happen to them:
I am blown away by how common this is. I’m no virtue signaler, but I can say emphatically that I have NEVER parked in a handicapped spot. I don’t even think about it, and it’s mind boggling that so many people see no problem with it. It’s a real pet peeve of mine because you’re basically making life that much more difficult for people whose lives are already so difficult, because your able bodied ass is too lazy to walk. And don’t give me that “I didn’t realize you couldn’t park there” bullshit. You know damn well that those lines are striped for a reason. Even if you don’t know what they’re for, you know it ain’t for you. The only way we’re going to correct this epidemic, because based on our inbox messages that’s exactly what it is, is by public shaming in order to spread awareness.
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