The idea of finding parking often lends itself to stories of pain, humor, anger, and sometimes even violence. How many times do you find yourself recounting how aggravating and tiresome it was to park in a particularly cluttered area? Furthermore, whenever you are planning to go somewhere, one of the first questions is, “where do I park,” or “what’s the parking situation like?”
You can find all types of funny and shocking stories about parking throughout the Internet, from pop culture references to silly “parking fail” videos. Whether we like it or not, the nuisance of parking is a big part of our lives. This post is a roundup of the shocking, funny, sad, painful and absurd stories or moments in the world of parking.
New York Parking, the Seinfeld way
The poster-board customer of Parking In Motion, George Costanza, exemplifies the nightmare that is parking in Manhattan. With all the cars, traffic, lack of street parking and strong personalities, it’s easy to see how frustrating it is to park in the city that never sleeps. That’s why we admire George for not backing down in the face of tyranny. His refusal to relent to an evil driver engaging in head first parallel parking makes him a New York parking folk hero. Costanza 1, Irresponsible Driver 0.
Parking Fight Club
Whether it’s due to the density of urban environments or simply their inherent competitive nature, Europeans truly know how to fight for their parking. Watch these two drivers engage in an epic parking battle and see who comes out on top
Revenge of the Angry Driver
The Ultimate Parking Fail
There are few words to describe the lack of parking skills that this driver possesses. Frankly, there is no explanation for such behavior. Just watch