Tesco To Start Fining People Who Wrongly Park In Disabled Spaces

Long overdue?


Tesco are set to introduce fines to people who park illegally in disabled bays. 

If customers are seen to be parked in one of the spaces the will be hit with an on the spot penalty of £70.

Staff will also be provided with smartphones to take picture of culprits.They will also be targeting drivers parking in parent and baby spaces who don't have children under 12s.


A spokesman said:

"‘Many disabled customers rely on our disabled parking bays, so we’ve introduced our self-monitoring initiative to highlight the importance of using the bays properly, making it fairer and easier for everyone to find a space."

What do you think about the move? Is it long overdue? Is £70 to steep? Let us know in the comments.

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