EDITORIAL – There’s a lesson to be learned from impaired parking case

I THINK IT’S IMPORTANT that we not allow the incident in the parking lot of the Kamloops RCMP detachment to pass unremarked upon.

In case you missed the news report Tuesday, the city experienced what to my knowledge is its first case of impaired parking, at least in a police parking lot.

It was after midnight when the driver in question decided to park his Ford F-350 — which is no small vehicle, by the way — in the lot behind the City detachment. If you’ve ever driven past that parking lot you’ll know that, aside from signage saying the public can’t park there, the number of clearly marked police vehicles is a sure giveaway.

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1 Comment on EDITORIAL – There’s a lesson to be learned from impaired parking case

  1. Actually way too many people insist in driving too fast, distracted or inebriated, even on otherwise quaint residential streets. Common sense is in the past, idiocy has supplanted it.

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