RSSParking Questions

Police need to ticket disabled spot offenders

Police need to ticket disabled spot offenders

| 08/03/2018 | 0 Comments
Can you confirm the RCIPS policy towards people parked in disabled parking spots? There have been reports that the RCIPS will endeavour to contact the owner of the vehicle to ask them to move before sending a patrol vehicle to ticket the offending vehicle. Here is a copy of one such report posted o [...]

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Injured driver wants to use handicapped spot

Injured driver wants to use handicapped spot

| 30/11/2017 | 4 Comments
What if I have a legitimate injury that makes it hard/painful for me to walk but I am not permanently disabled? Can I use a Blue Spot? Auntie’s answer: Today’s question appeared as a comment on a CNS article about the RCIPS announcing a no-tolerance policy on people who illegally park in spots [...]

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Clamping down on errant parkers

Clamping down on errant parkers

| 23/10/2017 | 10 Comments
What’s a good way of dealing with the cars parked on sidewalks, which impede pedestrians from using the sidewalk? I often walk on South Sound Road, where there are only a few sidewalks. Every time there is a car, or two or three, parked on the actual sidewalk (often in front of Southern Skies cond [...]

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An Auntie success story

An Auntie success story

| 25/09/2017 | 4 Comments
Does writing to Auntie about a problem or concern actually make a difference? Auntie’s answer: First, a confession: I wrote that question. But in my defence, I had a good reason, so keep reading. While I cannot say that I can always find the answer to a question or solve a reader’s issue, someti [...]

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Please don’t park by double yellow lines

Please don’t park by double yellow lines

| 21/09/2017 | 14 Comments
Just out of curiosity, don’t double yellow lines mean you can’t park there? Every time I cross Smith Cove, there is a line of cars parked along the double yellow lines and I have yet to see a police car attempting to move any of them or issue tickets for illegal parking. Maybe I’m mistaken [&h [...]

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Disputing fire lanes marked by condo

Disputing fire lanes marked by condo

| 20/09/2017 | 31 Comments
I was trying to go to Seven Mile Beach on Sunday and I saw a beach access by Christopher Columbus condos going into West Bay. When I pulled to the roadside by the beach access, I saw signs on the condo complex wall stating the roadside was a fire lane and parking was not allowed […] [...]

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Disabled driver ticketed for parking by yellow lines

Disabled driver ticketed for parking by yellow lines

| 09/08/2017 | 9 Comments
I got a $100 ticket for parking on a double line near Hurley’s supermarket entrance door. I am handicapped and try to park as close as I can to where I am going, as the dedicated handicapped parking is a good distance away at Hurley’s. I am of the opinion that the ticket is invalid [&hel [...]

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Parking by double yellow lines

Parking by double yellow lines

| 11/06/2017 | 10 Comments
When do the rules for parking on double yellow lines not apply? I note that Hurley’s at Grand Harbour has yellow lines in front of the store, but there are always two or three cars parked (with no-one inside them) on the yellow lines. I saw a police car drive past them this week (having […] [...]

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