Skip to comments.Can Those with an Invisible Illness Park in the Blue Spots without Others Seeing Red?
Posted on 08/20/2007 7:41:24 AM PDT by Between the Lines
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Very simple....we print the card tags with the disabilty on them.
My wife has JLS when she sleeps. Can she get a sticker?
Heck, I don’t mind the disabled using some of the otherwise unused spaces right beside the building. Someone should!
So should 1 in 2 Americans have handicapped parking stickers?
So half the spaces in the lot should be handicapped?
At that rate, we’ll need to make half of all parking lots handicap accessible only spots.
I’m sorry, but the majority of these problems ironically come from the lack of exercise and poor eating habits.
Perhaps we ought to put everyone’s handicap place, save for those who have an actual cane or chair, on the outskirts of the parking lot.
You beat me by 12 seconds.
Unfortunately there are many who abuse the handicap system which makes it more difficult for those who truly need it.
I have arthritis and after sitting in the car a while my joints get still. I use the farther walk in the parking lot to get everything working again.
Of course I could use a handicap sticker and park in a blue spot but I try and let the people “WHO REALLY NEED IT” use it.
Is 20 pound for the weight like 30 pounds if a guy lifts?
seems like everybody has a story about seeing some “healthy” person using the handicapped spaces. I say “rubbish!”
Unless you’re a doctor, you don’t know. I look fine much of the time, yet my condition is virtually incurable, and when it flares up, it FLARES up.
But the only time I have ever been acosted sicne 1978-ish when I got the first permit, was when I had the motorcycle. The acuser apparently was ignorant of the fact that handicapped people can and often do ride motorcycles.
But my real beef is that people expect disabled folk to be poor and destitute. I get more bad looks parking my 07 GT Mustang, than ever because I customized it, and everybody knows that handicapped people have to be poor, needy, onthe dole, adn incapable of succeeding in the world...
Alcoholism is a delibitating disease and when drunk, a driver should park their car. But, do they get a blue sticker? Nooooooooo!
Ahhhhhhh,the hell with it. If I’ve got to park farther away from a building and walk,maybe the excercise will keep me from actually getting handicapped !!!
A lot of people use placards that don’t belong to them. I worked with a person who was handicapped and she had a parking place right by the door.
I began to notice students and others parking in the spot and bounding down the street. One person was a football player, another was going to the gym. I would take the license plate number and the permit number and check with the registry to see if they matched. Out of ten that I checked not one of them matched. Mostly it was a permit of a dead grandparent or a mother who had bunion surgery and never returned the permit.
1/4 of the US population is mentally ill. We don’t have enough spaces for them.
source (SPOOA) statistics pulled out of...
Add paranoid to her list.
When you consider all the weight they carry around, it’s a wonder that fat people aren’t fit and trim.
(Ponder that for a while)
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