ASDA’s going to start fining drivers who park in disabled or parent/child spaces. Quite right too. The point of these things is that people with mobility problems – not necessarily wheelchairs, but the inability to walk far – get to park closer to the door, and parents get to put their kids in prams at the side of their car without having to do so in front of moving vehicles. In my local supermarket half the drivers seem unable to see other cars, let alone buggies.
In my neck of the woods I reckon 9 times out of 10 the people parking in disabled/P&C spaces are neither disabled nor carting kids around. They’re just far too important and busy to park with the rest of us plebs. Which means they’re important and busy enough to pay £60 when everyone else parks for free. Yay.