Shoppers allegedly misusing disabled bays at a Huddersfield supermarket have been filmed by a fellow shopper.
Michael Lanera said he was “sick and fed up” of car drivers abusing disabled parking spaces – so he took two motorists to task outside the Asda store at Bradford Road yesterday evening (MON).
He filmed the encounters and posted them on YouTube and Facebook.
In the film, Mr Lanera tells two drivers that they should not be parking there and accuses them of abusing the disabled spaces. Challenging them, he says: “Do you think it is fair to park in a disabled bay when you are not disabled?”
He also says that if they are blue badge holders entitled to use disabled bays, they should display the badge in their windscreens.
One man claims a security guard at the supermarket said it was OK for shoppers with children to use the disabled bays if the family spaces were all taken.
At one point, one driver reverses out of a disabled bay and backs into a space with a charging point reserved for electric vehicles – before Mr Lanera points it out.
Other shoppers get involved in the row before a supermarket manager arrives on the scene. When challenged by Mr Lanera, the manager says the car park is not Asda’s car park and is policed by a private company.
Asda was asked to comment but has not yet responded.