Yeah, I know I sound like Sheldon Cooper from "The Big Bang Theory", but seriously how many times those of us with handicap parking placards try and find a parking spot and find some idiot in it instead?
The excuses these people give:
One large misconception is that people seem to think that because there is a picture of a person in a wheelchair on the sign, if you're not in a wheelchair you're not entitled to park there.
C'mon folks there are a multitude of reasons those that seem to be able to walk need a placard too. Some are:
Now for those of us who do have a legit parking placard, what can we do when we see people parking in our spot?
One way is to use an iOS app called Parking Mobility - Report disabled parking abuse to your city in less than two minutes. When you see a vehicle parked illegally, simply launch Parking Mobility, take 3 photos and submit. We tell the city and they ticket the vehicle’s owner.
If your city isn't located in the app above, or you don't want the app, the way to report illegal parking is:
Let's make it easy on everyone and park where you're supposed to!
Tell me your parking stories!