Skip to comments.POTD: Wrong Spot News [Miami TV Caught Parking in Handicapped Spot! LOL!]
Posted on 10/02/2013 12:39:37 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Channel 10 have this feature on their Facebook page and website where they encourage viewers to send in photos of bad South Florida drivers. Well, cameras are everywhere, and someone sent SFLTV this photo of a WPLG Local 10 news ENG van parked in a handicap parking space...
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Funny that they were caught, though! :-D
Was the driver who parked that van handicapped? Did the person who took that photo bother to check for a handicapped placard hanging from the rear view mirror?
Everyone knows that anyone and everyone associated with ‘media’ are Handicapped.
Wish I had a dime for every handicapped parking spot violater I’ve seen. A placard is a dime a dozen, I routinely see people putting those up as they pull in the spot and run into the store. I am sure there are several reading this blog, as it is a common misbehavior.
Most any senior worth his/her salt that thinks they need to be pampered has one. I think they badger their doctors, doctor shop and complain about this or that until they get one.
Most ‘handicapped’ I see walk and move fine. I see some old ladies in Tennis Outfits. My experience, purely anecdotal is that only 1 in 5 actually look like they need them.
[we will now get the obligatory “I have this/that which limits my mobility, blah blah blah”.....]
The placard are not suppose to stay up while operating the vehicle!!
“[we will now get the obligatory I have this/that which limits my mobility, blah blah blah.....]”
lol, yes we should. Now and then I comment to a violator I see. And yes, they often have some awful but hidden condition, some BS story. Fact is Americans are as corrupt and greedy as any 3rd world native.
But this thread looks dead already, buried by other (repeat) stories. This story will likely be reposted in another thread in an hour by some other person who has no clue how to use a search feature before posting.
A gentle reminder folks: the guidelines for obtaining a placard include problems that cannot be seen.
You cannot see COPD that keeps a person from being able to walk more than 200 steps without sitting down for ten minutes. you cannot see the arthritic spine, the healing scar from hip replacement surgery, or heart surgery.
I may appear to be fine when I walk into the building from the handicapped spot, but if there is no motorized cart available, I either have to leave, or sit down and wait for my husband to do the shopping, or lean on the shopping cart, get the necessities asap, done while in great pain.
How about the part where the van is also parked on a sidewalk? Is there a “placard” we should look for which allows that?
They were apparently directed to park there by the city during the funeral of a police officer.
They did not park there on their own.
Thanks. Kind of like the Lebron James police escort....if you’re chummy with cops, you can break the law....if you’re a regular Joe, you’d get a ticket.