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Handicapped Parking

Misconceptions About the Blue Placard

Lia Seth | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Lia Seth

Remember: If you're ever in the driver's seat and someone offers you the use of their blue placard, just use it. It's not illegal or immoral to use it, and your friend has it for a good reason.

Please Don't Make Me Prove That I'm Disabled

Lia Seth | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Lia Seth

I try to keep the conversation light-hearted at first, but once it's clear that my conversational partner is getting a little too light-hearted, I need to make sure that they know I'm serious about the fact that the blue tag hanging on my rearview mirror is mine.

WATCH: Workers Paint Handicapped Spot Around Car, THEN TOW IT

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.07.2013 | World

In Israel, a parked car can change spots without moving. This sounds like a riddle, yet isn't. Security camera footage of a parked car in Tel Aviv ...

Are You Decent?

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

I learned long ago not to use God to justify my actions, to act like I'm superior to anyone else, or to rationalize my false need to control the lives of my fellow man and woman. Instead, I try my level best to cultivate my decency, and pray for other Americans to do the same.

Assuming Positive Intent

Laurie Neff | Posted 05.20.2012 | Good News
Laurie Neff

For a nation where one of the core tenets is a presumption of innocence until proven guilty, we have sure lost the ability to give anyone the benefit of the doubt.

Only a Nobody Walks in LA

Leo C. Wolinsky | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home
Leo C. Wolinsky

Where you park in L.A. is important. So it's no surprise that the handicap parking space has become a highly sought after commodity, and it has set the stage for a controversy that is testing the town's liberal social leanings.

Who Gets to Use Handicapped Parking

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

It is the physician or the optometrist who has the authority to sign the application forms that grant disabled placards or license plates. But, how many doctors know the law, read the forms?

Al Martinez, Disabled Colorado Grandfather Attached After Confronting Men About Parking

KMGH Denver | Marc Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

NORTHGLENN, Colo. -- A disabled grandfather was sent to the hospital after he was attacked when he confronted someone who parked in a handicapped spot...

Ask The Parking Ticket Geek

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

The reason this violation sucks so much is there is no objective way to measure tint. Do the cops carry a tint meter around with them to check to see if the glass is tinted or not? I'm sure they don't.