Cars Receive Parking Tickets for Parking on White Line 嘉市秀泰影城巷弄 白線停車照樣開單

Some vehicles parked along the white line were ticketed. The police said that cars parked on top or cross the white lines is illegal.


There are white lines drawn along this alley lane next to Chiayi City's downtown area. Many car owners who have parked their cars here were given parking tickets. That is because the white lines in some areas were too close to the road. Some cars sat on the white line or crossed into the alleyway, which violates the law.

Chiang Chih-ching, Deputy Captain, Traffic Corps, Police Bureau, Chiayi City: “If the width of the white line you see is 15cm, you still have to follow the forward direction of the vehicle and park close to the right of the road. The vehicle still can't be parked on the line.”

The Chiayi City Police Bureau stated that white lines allow parking but cars must not be parked on the line, parked slanted, or parked in the reverse traffic direction. This area is quite busy and the parking ban will be strengthened to allow for smoother traffic flow. However, this has also caused many people to receive tickets for illegal parking, questioning if this white line is a violation trap.

Driver: “(Would you be afraid to park?) Yes, I'm afraid to park because it would be in the middle of the road. I've been looking at this and it seems weird.”

The public suggested painting the line red to avoid confusion and fines for wrongful parking. However, the police said that although cars will cross the line when parked, motorcycles can still park. Thus, the line will not be repainted for the time being. The police also asked the public to pay attention to similar situations in other road sections. 

 

 

 

沿著嘉義市鬧區旁的巷弄開,車道旁都畫上白線,不少車主將車停在上頭,但卻有些車子被開單,因為馬路上有些區域的白線距車道太窄,民眾若停放車輛,一定會壓線或跨到車道,已經違規。

嘉義市警局交通隊副隊長江志慶表示:「你看到的路邊、邊線,它那個白線寬度是15公分的那種路邊邊線的話,你還是要依照車輛的順行方向,緊靠道路右側,車輛還是不可以壓到邊線。」

嘉義市警局表示,白線能停車,但不得跨線、壓線或逆向停放,加上這區域又在鬧區,為了交通順暢會加強取締,也使得不少人收到違規停車的罰單,質疑這白線會讓人掉入違規陷阱。

駕駛說: 「(記者:你如果要停,你敢停嗎?)我不太敢停,因為路中央,我一直在看看看,覺得好像怪怪的。」

民眾建議改成紅線,免得混淆誤停又被罰,不過嘉義市警局表示,雖然汽車停入會壓線,但摩托車可以停放,因此暫時不會更動標線,也提醒駕駛行經該路段或看到類似狀況,一定要留意。

 

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