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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #1 on: 13 March 2018, 20:07:09 »

What happens if someone stands on it? Do they deflate as well ::)
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #2 on: 13 March 2018, 20:13:02 »

That'll screw most of the push bike riders round here then ;D
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #3 on: 13 March 2018, 21:05:35 »

Nothing a 4lb lump hammer wouldn't take care of.  ;D
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #4 on: 13 March 2018, 21:27:51 »

Whoever installs them would be guilty of criminal damage.

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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #5 on: 13 March 2018, 22:03:37 »

Time we had minus zero tolerance. Go too slow, too fast, park in wrong place just nuke em. Soon be more space.

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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #6 on: 13 March 2018, 22:10:23 »


If used, these open some big cans of worms.
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #7 on: 13 March 2018, 23:55:31 »


If used, these open some big cans of worms.

Be easier with a tin opener, though. ;)

Presumably they won't fit them where there are dropped curbs, so wouldn't you just cross onto / off the pavement there when parking?
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #8 on: 14 March 2018, 05:42:53 »

Whoever installs them would be guilty of criminal damage.

Ron.

How so? Assuming they are appropriately signed etc they are Surely no different to someone installing a bollard at the edge of the pavement. If you drove into one of those and damaged your car, you could hardly accuse the council of criminal damage could you?

That said I think there should probably be a bit more “spring” in the rubber bit - to avoid deflating pedestrians, dogs and other pavement users as DG points out.
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #9 on: 14 March 2018, 08:40:13 »

 Trouble is though, on most estates these days, if everybody parked correctly at the kerb, there wouldn't be room between parked cars to drive passed them .... especially in a larger van. Things like the bin wagon had have no chance. But you do get some clowns that park so far onto the pavement that you struggle to walk passed let alone get a pram or wheelchair through.
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #10 on: 14 March 2018, 09:06:02 »

Trouble is though, on most estates these days, if everybody parked correctly at the kerb, there wouldn't be room between parked cars to drive passed them .... especially in a larger van. Things like the bin wagon had have no chance. But you do get some clowns that park so far onto the pavement that you struggle to walk passed let alone get a pram or wheelchair through.

Cars are only for the rich, Andy, so if you live somewhere you can't park off-road, the government will simply take your car off you ;) </tinfoilhat>
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #11 on: 14 March 2018, 11:54:07 »

Trouble is though, on most estates these days, if everybody parked correctly at the kerb, there wouldn't be room between parked cars to drive passed them .... especially in a larger van. Things like the bin wagon had have no chance. But you do get some clowns that park so far onto the pavement that you struggle to walk passed let alone get a pram or wheelchair through.

Cars are only for the rich, Andy, so if you live somewhere you can't park off-road, the government will simply take your car off you ;) </tinfoilhat>

Once they've banned the internal combustion engine, and electricity has soared in price due to lack of supply, we'll all be priced out of the market anyway. Those cars that do exist will have been dumbed down to "johnny Cab" level and it'll tell you "I'm not authorised to park here. Please select another destination". ::)

Dignitas will probably be the best option! ;D
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #12 on: 14 March 2018, 13:11:01 »

Or Indignitas for us paupers.  ;D
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #13 on: 14 March 2018, 17:15:47 »

So poor little Johnny falls off his push bike and hits his head on one of these, not gonna end well if it`s capable of puncturing a tyre  :-\
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #14 on: 14 March 2018, 17:22:50 »

There is absolutely no chance of these things ever seeing the light of day. Just a mad inventor playing in his workshop.
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #15 on: 14 March 2018, 17:25:55 »

So poor little Johnny falls off his push bike and hits his head on one of these, not gonna end well if it`s capable of puncturing a tyre  :-\

I think the idea is that it'll need the weight of a car to expose the spike.  ;)

There is absolutely no chance of these things ever seeing the light of day. Just a mad inventor smoking too much weed in his workshop.

FTFY and yes you're right.  No council will go anywhere near this.  ::)
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #16 on: 18 March 2018, 15:35:51 »

What we actually need is PLAY streets.

On our Cul de Sac, I'm the only one that doesn't park 1/2 on the pavement and won't double park, because the pavements are narrow and you have to leave room for a fire engine.

If this means I have to park 100 yards from the house then so be it.
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #17 on: 13 April 2018, 22:00:50 »

Where the main road through Sandhurst is very busy and relatively narrow with narrow pavements in places it is not unusual for cars and especially vans and lorries to pull as far as possible onto the payment so you can't get past as the only three crossing points are about 0.25 miles apart, you have to be prepared to take your life into your hand by walking on the road dodging constant traffic. >:( >:( >:(

Sandhurst has several blind people who like to walk on the pavements and it causes an unexpected hazard for them along with the local oik kids abandoning their bicycles completely across the pavement as they go into the local fast food outlet Herpies for a dose of whatever fat and connective tissue they desire. >:( >:( >:(
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Re: Do you park on the pavement?
« Reply #18 on: 13 April 2018, 22:10:20 »

You forgot to sign that ' Disgruntled of Sandhurst'.
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