Considerate parking???

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  1. Baycott

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    Saw this today in our local Asda.
    There was plenty of room on the outskirts of the car park but he decided to take 8 spaces.

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    Tuggers have Tossers too then...... :doh:
     
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    Still looks like plenty of room left to me.
     
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    arrogant idiot
     
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    They was waiting for some space in mother and child or disabled area. Haha
     
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    Agreed, and thats just a small area of the carpark too.

    Must be dozens of empty places.

    The overall length of the outfit is far longer than two "nose to tail" bays so no matter where he/she parked it would be the same positioning or also block the access roadway with either the car or tug.......i speak from experience.

    And its six spaces, not eight.
     
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    Like many tuggers, cant reverse these days , need motor movers :eek:
     
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    Nail on the head.. :)
     
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    Where was he/she going to reverse to Larry....see my post above yours regarding length.

    And funny you mention motormovers, the pics a bit grainy when zoomed but it looks like it has movers fitted.
     
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    He might have been there 2 or 3 mins
    Or he may have spent more £'s in there than the drivers of 15 cars
    If he parked too far away some towrag might have been in the caravan.
    We never know the full story.
     
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    Got to say we are 41ft long when we go away no choice but park across, never block any one in & send the boss in to shop wile I sit in the cab ready to move if it is a tight sqeeze.
     
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    When towing something of that length and parking in a restricted space it is advisable to park so that some inconsiderate other motorist can not block you in and therefore ensure an exit route regardless of the ability to reverse.

    Possibly the reasoning in this case.
     
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    Its probable that a near straight line would be possible with a little overhang.
    With regard to motor movers, it is probable he was too lazy to unhitch to use them hence the need to do some maneuvering to get square.
     
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    This is a single axle caravan on a 4x4 , probably 34'oa, not an artic. :Eeek:
    My little old 30' RV with an added 15' of toad would never be parked like that.
    Its just bad, selfish lazy parking.
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl: i reckon your spacial awareness is compromised Larry.
    I would estimate his total length at 38ft, longer than a nose to tail supermarket bay by a considerable amount....my RV was 32ft and overhung a fair bit in a nose to tail bay
    Had he/she done that then someone would have taken a pic and said "look at this inconsiderate dickhead sticking out into the access road"

    What would i do....exactly the same.....my outfit is just under 43ft overall

    Caravan Shipping Length (ft in) - 26' 3"
    Chrysler overall inc towbar 16' 6"
     
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    I dont see what the problem is at all, the driver is still in it anyway, probably waiting for someone
     
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    There ya go , spacial awareness problem now, oh this getting old is a real problem :rolleyes:
     
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    Had'nt noticed that, its not parked then .
     
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    As I read the OP, I felt his main point was parking close to the shop, rather than how many bays they were using. We would always park in outer regions, although as suggested above you then leave yourself more susceptible to low life intervention

    Had they been in France they might well still be there, boxed in, hence why we park close to outer edge

    and IMO its 7 bays :D
     
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    the bay to the left of the tow car is free so it could be back to 6 bays . hee hee .
    but really do we care . not doing any harm . heaps of places we can see.
     
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