Most ridiculous examples of parking spotted in Birmingham
These shocking examples show some of the ridiculous places drivers have parked their vehicles in Birmingham. From HGVs dumped on busy high street junctions to a car blocking a charity shop leaving it unable to open. It's safe to say a badly parked car can be a difference between a good and bad day and is an inconvenience for everyone, pedestrians and drivers alike. Areas like Sparkhill and Sparkbrook have thrown up some of the worst examples of parking - Stratford Road was found to be one of the top roads for parking fines with a astonishing 2,480 tickets slapped on windscreens in a year.
Police and ticket officers have carried out numerous operations tackling the issue of inconsiderately parked cars. Recently, the Springfield WMP team issued GBP300 of fines to drivers in a parking blitz in Sparkhill. Read more: RIP Ma'am - Leave your tribute to Her Majesty the Queen
Look through these examples of badly parked cars spotted around Birmingham. In one image, police found a car blocking a pedestrian island in Sparkhill.
A HGV driver dumped their truck on a busy junction on Stratford Road in Sparkbrook blocking other drivers on the road. The driver was given a parking ticket in a joint operation between police and parking ticket officers.
There were 11 tickets handed to drivers through the operation urging drivers to park safely.In a joint operation with local police team and Birmingham City Council, officers gave a ticket to a massive lorry parked on Stratford Road in Sparkhill. (Image: West Midlands Police)
In another example of bad parking, a driver dumped their car in front of a Kings Heath charity shop forcing them to close for six hours. The Ford Fiesta was so close to the front door staff were forced to close over the weekend losing sales of at least GBP200. There are multiple examples of bad parking across Birmingham leaving pedestrians and police officers in amazement.
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