Since when has it become OK for 18 wheelers to park on neighborhood streets?
There are particular locations specifically set up for parking of these large vehicles. They should never, ever be allowed to park on narrow residential streets.
It seems to do no good to notify Police Non Emergency concerning the situation. We don’t even get a return phone call.
We have a friend working for the City, and he has contacted the Code Enforcement Dept., but to no avail so far.
Certainly does no good to notify our Council representative. We get no response there either.
One response from our Mayor told us to “report it when it’s parked there.” We do!
If anyone has any suggestions as to what we might do to try to eliminate this situation, we will be most grateful.
We pay our taxes for our property. I’m hoping others do the same, but we do have to respect each other. That means we don’t encroach on their property unless invited. I assume — feel free to correct me if I’m wrong — that the streets in our neighborhoods are for the residents of the neighborhood. It also means that all vehicles should be parked either in a garage, carport, or driveway only. The streets are for traveling from one place to another. If large trucks are parked on the neighborhood street, it presents a danger to everyone. They’re so large a small child could run out in front of it and no one would ever see them. God forbid this happens!
We need to take back our neighborhoods!
Sarah Farley Studdard, Columbus
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