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Police get tough on pavement parkers

Contributed by editor on Aug 25, 2004 - 02:39 PM

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<FONT face="" color=black size=4>POLICE GET TOUGH ON PAVEMENT PARKERS

<FONT face="" color=black>Drivers who park o­n pavements are being targeted by police as part of a new crackdown.

<FONT face="" color=black>Shepway residents say that footpaths are often being blocked by cars and lorries and pedestrians have to walk in the road to get past the vehicles.

The damage caused to the kerbs and pavements is costing thousands of  pounds to repair.

<FONT face="" color=black>A Kent police spokesman said: "This type of selfish behaviour is dangerous to pedestrians."