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Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 1:20 am

Only in Adelaide....geez...what a bunch of morons. Looks like it is a career where rational thought plays no process.

MATTHEW Goodlet's car is missing all four of its wheels, courtesy of a late-night thief, but that didn't stop a parking inspector from repeatedly fining him yesterday for failing to move his immobile Renault.

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/parkin...heels/story-e6frea6u-1225880778209
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 4:49 am

Wow! That's just wrong.

Is that the jack the thieves used I see under the car, or just an illusion in the photo? You'd think they might want to take that with them.
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 5:54 am

Proof that common-sense does not always prevail in life events
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:40 am

Hard to believe a parking inspector would do that.

I rarely visit Adelaide CBD for the reasons of parking and I can get wgat I want in the suburbs.
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:08 pm

Quoting Alias1024 (Reply 1):
Is that the jack the thieves used I see under the car, or just an illusion in the photo? You'd think they might want to take that with them.

They were out of bricks !
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:41 pm

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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:45 pm

Quoting Ryan h (Reply 3):
Hard to believe a parking inspector would do that.

Parking tickets or similar are regular "why did they do that?" occurences. Usually when there's a profit motive.

Ambulances
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/...mbulance-given-parking-ticket.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne...-ticket-is-given-to-ambulance.html

A bus at a bus stop
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne...-ticket-is-given-to-ambulance.html
http://www.expressandstar.com/latest...ng-tickets-for-buses-at-bus-stops/
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 4:39 pm

There was an incident one time in Washington, DC where a parked car got tickets on three separate occasions. The drivers seat was occupied by a man who had been shot to death.
 
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 8:13 pm

Quoting Alias1024 (Reply 1):
Is that the jack the thieves used I see under the car, or just an illusion in the photo? You'd think they might want to take that with them

If you remove the wheels from the car, then you can't remove the jack. When you lower the car without the wheels, the weight will never be taken off the jack.

Quoting Airportugal310 (Reply 2):
Proof that common-sense does not always prevail in life events

  
I guess if I ever have my wheels stolen and can't move my vehicle, I'll remove my license plate so the cop won't know which car to write the ticket to.
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 8:34 pm

I read a story a couple months ago that the NYPD was ticketing and towing cars.... unmarked police cars.
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RE: Car Fined Despite Having No Wheels

Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:07 pm

Weird.
Or Maybe the cop had given the person adequate time to move the car after the necessary complaint but was not done.If it was soon after then the cops not thinking right.
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