08 May '11, 2am

Call to get tough on handicap parking lot abusers

Call to get tough on handicap parking lot abusers

May 8, 2011 Handicap spaces: Call to get tough on abusers Case of errant driver using parking spot for disabled 'took seven months to resolve' By Melissa Lin Tougher measures The HDB said it will take tougher action against this motorist, including higher fines, wheel-clamping or towing away the car, if the rules are flouted again. The board said in the last three years it has issued an average of 900 summonses each month to motorists for parking illegally at reserved spots. The CEL revoked the blue label - for disabled drivers - of this Toyota Corolla after looking into a report of illegal parking in a handicap spot and finding its driver to be able-bodied. After six summonses, the driver has parked at a proper spot. -- PHOTO: COURTESY OF PETER WONG AFTER the story of a car owner who illegally parked on a handicap lot was published in The Sunday Times, readers wrote in ca...

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