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RSSParking Questions

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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