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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:13 pm 
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We have a new driver in town. He is an Asian chap from Leicester. Just before Christmas he was warned by a couple of other drivers for working before he had got his plate. However, he now has his plate and earlier this week his car was left unattended on the main rank in town for nearly an hour. When he returned a driver told him that he wasn't allowed to leave the car on the rank to which he replied "it's ok, I have cleared it with the traffic warden that I can leave it here whilst I have my lunch break." It didn't matter what the other driver said he just insisted that he could do it. The next day his car was again left unattended on the rank and he had left a sign in the window saying "gone to lunch"
Do you think he will last long?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:54 pm 
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Do you think he will last long?

Maybe, maybe not.

A few tickets on his motor will make him think twice, and a few flat tyres might do likewise.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:03 am 
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grandad wrote:
Do you think he will last long?


Not with a flat tyre everyday!!!


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:50 am 
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perhaps a complaint to the traffic wardens boss that the warden is allowing a clear violation of traffic regs might get the desired result

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:51 am 
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if the rank is licensed by the council (and some ranks are, some arent, and some outside train stations whilst seemingly on the highway but that land might belong to the railways under the Victorian act of parliament and land purchased, maybe your LA is the avenue best to try...local bye-laws and traffic wardens/police dont mix

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:56 am 
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dinner time was spent eating on the rank in the car, is this chap special?

where does he leave the car for Friday prayers?

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:07 pm 
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The traffic warden/CEO is powerless. TMA 2004 doesn't make provision for enforcement against a taxi on a taxi rank. If the byelaws say the taxi should not be left unattended, it is up to licensing to take action.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:39 pm 
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cabbyman wrote:
The traffic warden/CEO is powerless. TMA 2004 doesn't make provision for enforcement against a taxi on a taxi rank. If the byelaws say the taxi should not be left unattended, it is up to licensing to take action.



Good luck getting them out the nice warm office

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:30 pm 
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we had one of 1,3,5 sweetie shops lot did that today and was spotted wandering back towards the rank with eating a sandwich :roll:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:33 pm 
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we had one of 1,3,5 sweetie shops lot did that today and was spotted wandering back towards the rank with eating a sandwich :roll:

Shocking.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:46 am 
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Sussex wrote:
edders23 wrote:
we had one of 1,3,5 sweetie shops lot did that today and was spotted wandering back towards the rank with eating a sandwich :roll:

Shocking.



nah about right for them the record was 3 of their cars left abandoned on the rank when they went en masse into town for lunch

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