They set to work Reddit share photos of his “mistake,” which led to fierce controversy over whether they should have been fined.
The pictures show a car parked near the mall and within the white lines, but with the front hanging over the track.
They described the car park as “incredibly quiet”, which seems to be confirmed by the photos, before explaining that they were fined £ 100 for “hanging the curb”.
An angry motorist warned, “Don’t make the same mistake I made.
“I understand when there is a wheelchair user who can’t pass by … But I feel a little bad when it was so incredibly quiet.”
Now in the publication of hundreds of comments, many support the driver.
One sympathetic Reddit user wrote, “I understand why, but I would be terribly angry.”
Someone else said, “I mean, you’ve blocked half the sidewalk, but £ 100 is a little cool.”
Others did not forgive the man’s mistake, describing the parking lot as “n ** s bad.”
One man asked, “I mean, he’s parked like a fool, like a wheelchair or a double stroller?”
Agreeing, another said: “I usually try not to be a freak on social media, but as a mom, most of my life has been in a wheelchair / scooter, fuck! Hopefully they’ll increase the fine four times if you try and fight this. “
Referring to his father, who uses a mobile scooter, the third explained: “He used to be stubbornly waiting for someone to move their car off the sidewalk where he could not go around. This little inattention is a lot of trouble for those who who is less capable. “
Other Reddit users had tips for the motorist, some urging him to fight the charge.
One of them explained: “Do not ignore this accusation, but appeal it. Private landowners (if any) can only charge you for loss of income or damage, not fines.
“Although you can break the contract (provided the sign says you can’t park over the curb), you can’t be fined for it.
“Their fee should reflect lost profits, and £ 100 is clearly counterfeit in this regard. An appeal on these grounds is likely to lead to the abolition or significant reduction of the fee.”
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