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    Default School pick ups- double parking.

    The amount of double parking is driving me insane, people are either driving on the other side of the road to get around or waiting, not being able to get around to pick their own children up. We took this picture at 3:17pm today, trying to pick up DS. We had been waiting a while to move.

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    We have massive problems with school pick ups at our school. There's not much you can do apart from notifying the school principal or the P&C. It's up to the school to manage. Our school get a ranger from the council out every now and then to move cars along.

    It's frustrating.

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    We had a problem at next school up the road about 700 mtrs. People complained so much that police patrol at least once a week. Anyone that double parks is endangering their kids lives in my opinion.

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    I agree with the above posts, complain to the principal and they will soon have the police out doing patrols before and after school. Once people start getting fines, the behaviour generally eases off for a while at least.

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    Dumb question ... Is double park when cars park side by side even though that means they block the road?

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    Yes. But it's seen as sometimes the only option by parents picking up kids. Most cars are going pretty slowly around schools which have limited parking options.

    It's incredibly dangerous though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonja View Post
    Yes. But it's seen as sometimes the only option by parents picking up kids. Most cars are going pretty slowly around schools which have limited parking options.

    It's incredibly dangerous though.
    Why don't they park a few blocks away and walk their fat @rses to the school?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Why don't they park a few blocks away and walk their fat @rses to the school?
    I usually walk DS to and from school, I can leave later to pick him up rather than waiting for 45 minutes in a car spot. On Tuesdays DP leaves at 2:30 to pick DS up in the car for sports after. The walk is 25 minutes.

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    I have the fattest a55 around and I would never double park. It is way too dangerous. I would rather get there 30mins early or 10 mins later or park up the road.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anewme View Post
    I have the fattest a55 around and I would never double park. It is way too dangerous. I would rather get there 30mins early or 10 mins later or park up the road.
    And because there are 5 cars deliberately double parked all the way up to the lollipop crossing, the double parkers don't leave enough room for people to get around, other cars get trapped on the otherside of the road with incoming traffic trying to get around them.

    It's just so unsafe


 

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