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Old 02-05-13, 05:31 PM   #1
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Default Tel Aviv woman's car painted into handicap spot and then towed

Tel Aviv woman's car painted into handicap spot and then towed


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As a general rule, we try to follow a few simple principles throughout the day, and one of the most important is, "don't anger the road workers." Why? The guys and girls responsible for taking care of our nation's roadways wield the seldom-seen power to seriously put a kink your day. If you need proof, look no further than the clip in the video below. In it, workers in Tel Aviv, Israel carefully paint a handicap space around an otherwise legally parked vehicle. After they finish, it doesn't take long for a tow truck to come along and haul off the "offending" sedan.

The owner was then fined around $270 for being illegally parked, and took to Facebook to vent about her situation. Local authorities got wind of the situation and quickly apologized, saying, "This was a severe mistake and a case of incompetence that the city of Tel Aviv does not accept." The city is reportedly also working to make sure something similar does not happen again.


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I wonder what the lady did to **** the city workers to do that...
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hm, i dont understand why was this filmed though? Seems fishy really... also if they painted wider, bigger spot with weird sign (not in the middle as usual, wouldnt be suspicious?

Seems weird all together.
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This is a scam. This didn't actually happen. The video editing is terrible and as you said above. Why was this filmed?
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hm, i dont understand why was this filmed though? Seems fishy really... also if they painted wider, bigger spot with weird sign (not in the middle as usual, wouldnt be suspicious?

Seems weird all together.
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This is a scam. This didn't actually happen. The video editing is terrible and as you said above. Why was this filmed?
I agree--even if it just happened to be a security camera, it's pretty coincidental that it is directly on that spot, and how does a normal citizen get a copy of the footage to post.

But--that's an awesome tow truck. Philly Parking Authority needs those so they can stop dragging and damaging cars out of tight spots on narrow streets...
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was disappointed until i saw the tow truck
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Maybe those city-workers were with Hamas or Hezbollah.
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Default Another "city workers" payback

UK workers strand car on island of asphalt to keep working


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Generally speaking, when you illegally park your car, you're likely to get ticketed and towed, but there is probably at least one motorist in Scotland who wishes that was the case. After workers had blocked off a portion of the parking lot for the Edinburgh Waverley railway station, the driver of this Mercedes-Benz S-Class reportedly moved some of the barriers to park in one of the empty spots.

Rather than having the vehicle towed, the work crew simply tore up the asphalt around the leaving just the one parking spot intact, and as you can see in the image above (posted to the Twitter account of Harold Norstad), the crew even built a small asphalt ramp so the car could get off its blacktop pedestal. Since this happened last week, there's no word as to whether the car was eventually moved or towed for the resurfacing work to continue.

Let this be a warning...

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