"This dumb ass thought this "tram only" street in the city of Melbourne City was a good place to "park" her shit car. Got stuck. Peak hour. Within minutes about 20 trams were stuck behind her and there was a lot of commuters on their way home collectively saying "caaarrrnt!"."
Hopefully it’s possible to see these pics. They appeared to be odd file types when queuing this. Please just use the regular ‘upload’ button when you sending pics. Pasting images into the text box (or whatever) doesn’t do you any favours.
Not a picture but instead an invitation to debate or share ideas on this, one of Planet YPLAC’s gravest crimes - parking on zig-zags or general carelessness during the school run.
Councils and schools attempt to combat this with yellow zig-zags at salient points outside the school, double yellow lines at notorious locations and even teachers standing out front asking parents to be more considerate towards the safety of children other than their own.
But most of these cunts are opportunists. If they see the teacher’s back turned, or notice that there are no police or traffic wardens, they’ll jam their cars onto corners, they’ll block dropped kerbs and tactile paving, and they’ll obstruct crossings and junctions. And all for what?
It’s down to a combination of laziness and sloppy time-keeping, and nothing more. So when a child is knocked down and killed as a result of someone parking like a cunt, is the child’s mother supposed give some sort of leniency the culprit because they were in a hurry?
We don’t think that parents are going to change their ways, but us YPLACers can certainly up our game (a game that we’re already doing well on, by the way). Next time you see something like this, get your pen & paper out (or, even better, our YPLAC tickets http://www.shotdeadinthehead.com/yplac-booklet.html), and get your phone out and take a video or photograph. You could approach the school and arrange a roster of parents to ‘police’ the gates.
Overall, we’re realistic to know that the problem isn’t one that’s likely to go away, but we’re fucked if we’re going to let it continue unpunished.