parking space

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parking space

A marked-off portion of a parking area for short-time storage of a single motor vehicle.
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A man in charcoal suit, who arrived in a silver Toyota Camry, who also walked quickly on his way to the building entrance, when asked if he has noticed a lot of people with no trouble walking using the handicapped spaces said, "No, but thanks for asking," and continued on at a speedy pace.
Because most or all of the handicapped spaces are taken up by drivers and their passengers who clearly have no disability or handicap that would prevent them from having to walk an extra 50 feet.
Don't pile snow in handicapped spaces in parking lots.
Raymond said illegal parkers in handicapped spaces across the city are already assessed $100,000 a year in tickets.
In December 2001, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation's handicapped enforcement detail wrote 1,125 citations for people misusing handicapped placards, or illegally parking in handicapped spaces.
This opens up more space, instead of having empty handicapped spaces downtown.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Tony Strickland, R-Westlake Village, unveiled a bill Thursday that would allow pregnant women to park in handicapped spaces for their last trimester and for 10 days after the birth of a child.
SACRAMENTO - Acting on a suggestion from a San Fernando Valley constituent, Assemblyman Tony Strickland has proposed allowing pregnant women to park their cars in handicapped spaces.
In addition to allowing use of handicapped spaces, a disability placard also entitles the holder to park for free in public parking spaces without feeding the meter, she said.
I read with interest Assemblyman Tony Strickland's proposal to allow pregnant women to park their cars in handicapped spaces.
The city's 529 parking officers issued 29,727 citations last year for misuse of handicapped spaces or permits, up 32 percent from 22,487 in 2001.
As a holder of a placard myself, with invisible disabilities, I can testify that many non-holders park in handicapped spaces because they will only be there ``a minute.