Posts Tagged ‘smart car’
They said it couldn’t be done:
Usually People Get a Car and Then Find a Parking Space, But in Frisco You Get a Parking Space and Then Find a Car to Fit Into ItThursday, April 23rd, 2015
A SmartCar Four-Two and its four-seat doppelganger, the Toyota Scion iQ – these are the cars to get after you secretly pave over your front lawn, you know, hoping nobody notices…
The Problem with Thinking That You Can Park Your SmartCar “Anywhere” in SF is That It’s Not True – Here Comes the Denver BootFriday, April 17th, 2015
Here’s what westside denizen James Corrigan saw the other day – yet another SmartCar with a Denver Boot on the front left wheel:
What this means is that the owner let at least five parking tickets go unpaid.
The way the owner got the tickets was through forcing it into parking spaces that were illegal, one assumes. These drivers just do whatever they can because they “know” they’ll fit into a space that no one else can. So they park on sidewalks, they overhang crosswalks, they run the gamut is what they do.
Now before the Smart Car came out, your parking champion around town was your “small premium” MINIs. but now we’re in the era of the Smart, which is a little bit bigger than what they sell in Europe, but even so, this ride is way smaller than a MINI.
No matter, just because you have a small car, that doesn’t mean you have reserved parking all over town…
Seen on the Street: If Your San Francisco Parking Space is Only Ten Feet Long, Then This Car is What You NeedThursday, May 1st, 2014
Something like this, a SmartCar with its rear end NOT jutting over the sidewalk.
I applaud this homeowner:
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And the result that this ride is well-protected from those gangs of beer-fueled Smart Car tippers what occasionally turn up in the 415 on Friday and Saturday nights…