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Thursday, August 4, 2011

ILLEGAL PARKING: A Mayor's combative drive!


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Miriam Elder, The Hindu / LITHUANIA, August 3, 2011.

Vilnius Mayor Arturas Zuokas driving an armoured vehicle over a Mercedes S-class on Wednesday.
Vilnius Mayor Arturas Zuokas driving an armoured vehicle over a Mercedes S-class on Wednesday - AFP.

Stern warning on illegal parking in Lithuania
Drivers who park in cycle lanes would normally worry about receiving a fine or perhaps having their vehicle towed. They probably do not expect to have their car crushed beneath the wheels of an armoured personnel carrier which has the local mayor at the controls.
But car owners in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, may be choosing their parking spaces a little more carefully after the city's Mayor, Arturas Zuokas, drove over — and wrecked — a Mercedes in a stunt to serve as a warning to anyone who thinks about parking illegally.
In a video released by the city government, Mr. Zuokas is seen beaming triumphantly as he rides roughshod over the car.

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