Disabled parking bay truths

2016-11-10 06:00

I WAS reading the article about the parking for the elderly and the disabled at the mall and I so beg to differ.

The mall security and car guards do not stop able-bodied people from using the disabled parking space. In fact when they try to do so people ignore them or fight with them.

I shop at the Hibiscus Coast Mall every day and every day I see able-bodied people parking there, sometimes all the bays are taken up by able bodied people, especially between 4pm and 6pm.

No, the sign boards don’t do anything to deter people from parking there, and neither does the management clamp the wheels of the perpetrators as stated on their notice boards.

Since the boards were erected there has not been one able- bodied driver’s wheel clamped. Just ask some of the shop owners, who can see onto these parking bays, they will confirm this.

People even park in the lanes meant for driving and one has to go around into the oncoming lane to get past because these people are too lazy to walk the short distance to the shops.

It’s actually disgusting how lazy people have become these days. It would be a great idea to go undercover with a camera and take photos of all these able-bodied perpetrators.

That said and done, I have said my piece.

Hibiscus Mall Shopper

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