15 Jan '12, 12am

People who abuse handicap parking privileges should have their driver's licenses revoked

WHEELCHAIR-BOUND Norrizwan Rasip knows all too well that sticking a parking label for handicapped drivers on the windscreen of his car is no guarantee of landing that parking space set aside for drivers like him.The IT training executive, 30, who drives a modified car after having lost the use of his legs from a spinal-cord injury in 2000, has seen too many instances of these parking labels being abused. So have other drivers like him. Mr Norrizwan has what is called a Class 1 label for handicapped drivers, which allows him to park in the spaces set aside for drivers with disabilities for any length of time. Another label, the Class 2, is for able- bodied drivers who ferry passengers with mobility issues. Drivers with this label can take up the special spaces - but for no more than an hour each time. Class 1 labels are blue, Class 2 orange. Mr Norrizwan said: 'I use a whee...

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