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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Disabled Parking

All time
We need to change the disabled parking logo - so people stop telling me that I'm not disabled when I am
‘I find these interventions by members of the public quite insulting and extremely embarrassing,’ writes cystic fibrosis advocate, Benat Broderick, 15.
# Courts
Motorist banned from driving for six months and fined €750 for parking in disabled bay
Judge Patrick Durcan said that the accused, who did not turn up in court, had “a boorish nature”.
# operation enable
Motorist fined after parking in disabled bay using out-of-date permit belonging to relative
The permit was seized by gardaí and the driver was issued with a €150 fine.
# Determined
Thoughtless parking and designated driving: Life behind the wheel as a disabled driver
How an able-bodied driver can be the difference between a good day and a bad one.
# Meath
Is this Ireland's daftest disabled parking space?
No, it’s a bus stop it seems. Not that that’s all that much better…
# Disability
338 cars clamped in Dublin for parking in disabled space in first half of year
Parking in this spots when you don’t actually need to is not only illegal, it makes life very difficult for people who have disabilities.
# Your Say
Poll: Own up... Have you ever parked in a disabled space?
Ever? Time to confess.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you use a disabled parking space without a valid sticker?
What do you think about people parking in spaces they are not entitled to use?
# tow the line
Watch council workers paint 'disabled' space around a car... then tow it
The driver got a €270 fine for parking in a disabled spot, in Tel Aviv.
# Parking
New laws on disabled parking permits come into effect
New guidelines on who qualifies for a disabled permit – and guidance for doctors on awarding them – take effect today.