Why Has California’s Handicapped Placard System Turned Into a Free Parking Subsidy for the One Percent?

Two luxury cars, two handicapped placards, yet again:

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Why is it that most Mercedes Benzeses you see parked on the street in the Financial District, you know, the 94111 and the 94104, have handicap placards hanging from the rear view?

Could it be that California’s handicapped placard system is being abused by wealthy bay area drivers who feel that parking should be cheaper and easier for them?

Yep.

Are you kind of a sucker for NOT having a handicapped placard considering that you could easily ask your doctor to sign the form for the DMV?

Yep.

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3 Responses to “Why Has California’s Handicapped Placard System Turned Into a Free Parking Subsidy for the One Percent?”

  1. Ciaran says:

    The handicap placard system is abused by the 100%

  2. sfcitizen says:

    Well yeah, it’s mostly abused bt everybody, that’s true

  3. TinyTim says:

    If you consume pork belly, deep-fried Snickers, bacon-wrapped tater-tot cheeseburgers, chocolate-infused marbled meat washed down by the latest $14 cocktails, you will soon need a placard.

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