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This Car Was Clamped After Making a Very Simple Mistake

By Megan Cassidy

January 11, 2019 at 1:04pm

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At first glance, this photo of a clamped car sparks outrage.

The poor soul is trying to reduce their carbon footprint by going green, and then gets shafted by the clampers when charging the car. What gives?

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But there's a valuable lesson to be learned from this.

The photo, shared on Reddit, is captioned: 'It’s your fault really if you want to be green'.

But a Redditor underneath notes that in Dublin, if you don't pay for parking *even when you're charging your electric car* you WILL get clamped:

' Most local authorities provide free parking at EV charge points, but in Dublin you're obliged to pay for parking as if it was a normal car.

I expect this catches out people who are visiting from outside the capital.'

Seems pretty harsh - but rules is rules!

READ MORE: "One Of The Best Experiences Of My Life" - A Tourist Has Been Gushing About Her New Year Trip To Ireland


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