On Sun, 6 May 2018 00:42:15 +0100, Sam Plusnet <***@home.com> wrote:
>On 06-May-18 0:18, Tony Cooper wrote:
>> On Sat, 05 May 2018 17:38:19 -0500, ***@vex.net (Mark Brader) wrote:
>>> Will Parsons:
>>>> What *is* double parking, anyway?
>>>> The term has always meant to me parking parallel to a car (or line of
>>>> cars) already parked on the side of a street.
>>> That's correct.
>>>> This is pretty common in highly-congested areas...
>>> No, I hardly ever see it.
>>>> I have now come across a different meaning, in which the term refers
>>>> to parking overlapping two delineated spaces in a parking lot.
>>> No, that's so selfish there isn't a term for it.
>> Equally unacceptable to me is the person who parks at an angle -
>> taking up two spaces - in a store's parking lot. It's usually someone
>> with a new car or an expensive car who doesn't want to get dinged by
>> an opening door of another car.
>> You can get a ticket in this city for not parking between painted
>> lines on a street, but tickets aren't issued to people who do this in
>> a store's parking lot.
>What happens if your vehicle is too large to fit entirely within the
Unless you are driving a semi-truck, that wouldn't happen. The space
between the lines is longer than any automobile or four-wheel truck
because space is allowed to maneuver into the space.
Tony Cooper - Orlando, Florida