... to expect people who use parent & baby car parking spaces to have children with them?

(443 Posts)
tirnanog Mon 05-Feb-07 15:25:40

the disabled person is probably parking in parent and toddler space because someone is parked in disabled bay!!!

PinkTulips Mon 05-Feb-07 15:24:50

they should stop putting them right by the doors and people wouldn't steal them.... we just need the extra space to get kids out, not to be 5 feetfrom the entrance

fryalot Mon 05-Feb-07 15:24:10

thank you fio, I worry for me too

munz Mon 05-Feb-07 15:24:04

and yes I don't have anything against disabled folks using P&T spaces either - also bewear with the disabled ones, I remember vividly a lady had a go at my aunty for parking in a disabled space - (she was fully abled znd looked fine, just had a terminal cnacer - anyhow) the lady went mad so my aunty stood her ground and had a go back - so wheree the disabled spaces are concerned it's easy to judge cos they might not look like they need the space but infact they're entitled to it - does that make sence?

fryalot Mon 05-Feb-07 15:23:49

Dungbeetle - if you are collecting a child, you still need the space. (and accept my apologies for looks given as you get out of the car with no kids)

FioFio Mon 05-Feb-07 15:23:17

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fryalot Mon 05-Feb-07 15:22:38

I know what you mean pinotmum, but it still irritates me. I am aware that I am being unfair in my irritation, but.... can't help it.

munz Mon 05-Feb-07 15:22:15

we had a bloke selling holly in our P&T b4 xmas - I fewlt like saying does this look like a f'ing cash and carry it also annoys me when people park there cos they have a bigger car no kids but have a van so lets park there.

shosha's the one to watch! lol. apparently she shouts at them!

DUNGBEETLE Mon 05-Feb-07 15:20:57

What about if their car is too big for regular sized spaces? What age should you stop using them then? What if they are collecting a baby or toddler from a friend at the shops?

Pinotmum Mon 05-Feb-07 15:20:34

Squonk I wouldn't mind a disabled person using the P&T spaces at all. I thank god I don't need a disabled space in the first place. Having a child when going food shopping isn't the same as being disabled all the time imo .

ItsMeMellowma Mon 05-Feb-07 15:20:19

has this kicked off yet?

lazyline Mon 05-Feb-07 15:20:14

I know someone who used to post-it non-disable dusers of disabled spaces. They said "Do you want my disability as well as my parking space?".

On the other side, I told an old couple off for parking in a parent and child space. They were most polite and said that they couldn't find the disabled spaces. They did move!

margo1974 Mon 05-Feb-07 15:19:03

i wrote to a magazine and to local shopping centre to complain about m&b spaces.

if they made spaces bigger then you wou;ldn't have to have designated spaces

i had to shout after a man today as he didn't leave enough space for me to put dd1 in the car

PinkTulips Mon 05-Feb-07 15:19:02

went to pick up a form from the medical centre last week and there was a bleedin cop car in the p&t space

there were plenty of other spaces but they just had to be right by the door.... they weren't going inside! were there for a parking violation ffs!

Fillyjonk Mon 05-Feb-07 15:17:28

lol

popcorn-check

hard hat-check

fryalot Mon 05-Feb-07 15:17:01

how about disabled people using the parent & child space because there aren't any disabled ones left? That gets to me, because we wouldn't use their space!!

MissGolightly Mon 05-Feb-07 15:15:59

NO YOU ARE NOT BEING UNREASONABLE!

Phew, sorry for shout, I have been longing to get that off my chest. I also get furious at the bloody businessmen blocking up the spaces. They evidently think that they are far more busy/important than us lazy mothers, who apparently have nothing better to do all day than trek miles across the carpark in the rain with our babies.

I also think that people who use the disabled spaces when they are patently not disabled ought to have a leg chopped off. Ok, that's a little harsh. Perhaps they should just be made to wear orthopedic shoes or something.

fryalot Mon 05-Feb-07 15:11:54

Or am I the only who gets fed up of waiting for a space because they are all filled with lazy b***ds who can't be bothered to walk an extra yard?

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