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Ore. cops ticket driver for perpendicular parking smart car

Tue Mar 22 11:46:53 EDT 2016 | NY Daily News
That’s a dumb way to park your smart car. In a major parallel parking fail, an Oregon smart car driver opted to swoop in perpendicular to the curb instead. “Smart Car? It failed simple geometry. You can’t legally park perpendicular in a parallel spot,” the Newport Police Department said in a Facebook post. “Officer Lekas had to cite it for Improper Parking.” Even though the two-seater fit fine in the small spot, police said it violated parking laws by failing to have its wheels parallel and with..

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