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Police slap brazen motorist with fine for leaving car on a STRANGER’S drive during school run chaos

A sneaky Skoda driver who attempted to avoid a police fine by abandoning their car in a stranger’s driveway has been fined.

Police launched a bad parking blitz in Moseley, West Midlands, to catch motorists causing chaos around Moor Green Primary School, on Tuesday.

Parking by ‘selfish’ parents has caused chaos around school gates  across the country, with police forces being urged to crackdown on law breaking.

A total of sixteen cars were ticketed – including one which had been left in front of a garage. 

Officers posted pictures of offenders – including the Skoda driver who had brazenly abandoned their vehicle  someone else’s driveway.

West Midlands Police revealed the woman driver was told to get off yellow lines near the school by officers carrying out the operation.

However, she was then spotted dumping her car on a nearby driveway in a bid to remain close to the school without being ticketed. 

The driver was slapped with a fine by West Midlands Police after their car was abandoned on a driveway in Moseley 

Officers issued her with a £30 fine.

Other drivers were ticketed for speeding, leaving their car in a dangerous position or causing an obstruction in Moor Green Lane.

Officers revealed on Twitter the catalogue of bad parking they were dealing with. There were cars left on zig-zags, white lines, close to the middle of the road and across entrances to homes.

All present a clear hazard to other road users and pedestrians as the road, a cut through from Shutlock Lane to Pershore Road, fills up for the school run.

Moseley and Kings Heath Police tweeted: ‘Successful traffic operation this afternoon with @WMPRHRT outside @moor–green Primary School.

’16 drivers reported for a mixture of speeding and dangerous

position/obstruction offences, including a driver who had parked on someone else’s drive!’

Cars were spotted parked across lines which are kept free for emergency services outside schools

Cars were spotted parked across lines which are kept free for emergency services outside schools

The operation was welcomed on Twitter with people asking police to visit their areas.

One tweeter wrote: ‘Can we have OpClosePass on the nearby Dads Lane around the same time. So many pinch points and am often cut across by drivers going down moor green.

‘Really close to Rea Valley so busy with cyclists but not pleasant.’

Another said: ‘Park in on someone’s drive…. that’s really taking the mic….. think I would have been tempted to back the transit across the back of the car…

Speeding and other offences were also recorded by the police in the West Midlands amid a bad parent parking clamp down 

Speeding and other offences were also recorded by the police in the West Midlands amid a bad parent parking clamp down 

Officers run a number of overt and covert exercises, targeting bad parking throughout the year.

A PSCO was keeping an eye on parents outside St Mary’s Primary School in Selly Oak on Tuesday morning.

And one officer slapped 43 tickets on badly parked cars within three hours in Springfied on June 18. 



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