SCOTS have been left fuming after an “entitled” motorist was allegedly snapped parked throughout the entire pavement of a busy Edinburgh avenue – while “staring down at her telephone”.
The girl was noticed parked on the pavement close to the foot of Leith Stroll, seemingly together with her engine off and her consideration occupied by her cell.
The incident comes after the Metropolis of Edinburgh Council not too long ago vowed to clamp down on pavement parking within the capital, with a ban punishable by a hefty high-quality set to return into impact in early 2024.
Locals have since slammed the dopey driver, branding her an “a***gap” with “zero excuse” for the behaviour.
The picture reveals a girl sitting within the driver’s seat of a giant, black SUV, which is absolutely parked on the whole thing of the pavement outdoors Knight’s Kitchen on Leith Stroll.
Pedestrians may be seen strolling on both facet of the car, with one lady pushing a pram and guiding her youngster by means of the small hole left between the automotive and the constructing.
The girl seems to be staring down on the backside of the steering wheel, the place she was allegedly scrolling her telephone.
Each entrance headlights and rear brake lights seem like off, leaving viewers to imagine that the girl’s automobiles is certainly turned off and stationary on the walkway.
The picture was shared to social media by an nameless consumer on Saturday (11 NOV) with the caption: “After seeing the pavement parking submit it made me consider this automotive on Leith Stroll final week.
“Leith Stroll already has sufficient points with out this, the engine was off, and the particular person was scrolling on their telephone, this automotive was parked. What’s unsuitable with folks that you’d assume that is okay?”
The rant has since acquired over 240 likes and greater than 100 feedback from fuming customers who left scathing critiques of the girl’s parking talents.
One consumer mentioned: “I’d be interested by strolling over the bonnet. Zero excuse for that actually.”
One other added: “It’s an Edinburgh driver on Leith stroll, it’s a reasonably secure assumption that they have been behaving like an arsehole.”
A 3rd commented: “SUV driver. Think about my shock.”
One other replied: “What an entitled helmet. Can’t imagine how anybody would assume it’s completely acceptable to park like that.”
Nonetheless, some customers defended the motive force, mentioning that the pavement crosses the doorway to a junction and suggesting the girl was simply making an attempt to make a flip, regardless of the car’s lights being off and pedestrians seemingly manoeuvring across the SUV.
One particular person defined: “This submit is deceptive, that’s a junction for a street, she’s letting folks previous.
“Leith Stroll has a pair factors the place it’s a must to drive over the pavement to enter some bits. Poor effort at scoring some web factors.”
One other added: “Why did you intentionally take the picture pointing away from the street that they’re clearly turning into?”