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June 30, 2014

Smart car complies to parking law

Believe it or not, this is legal.

Some people do not like parallel parking. Others figure out a way to avoid the ins — and outs — of what many consider a complicated parking procedure.

This car pictured above, a Smart Fortwo, is parked legally, according to McAlester police.

It is inside the white lines of the designated parking zone and is not infringing upon any cars.

Instead of parallel parking, let’s call it perpendicular parking.  

A McAlester Police officer was dispatched to where this car was parked Friday afternoon, just off the corner of Choctaw Avenue and Second Street.  

When the police officer arrived, he said that there was nothing wrong. After all, the car was clearly not in the way of anyone or anything.

Pretty smart, huh?

 Contact Parker Perry at pperry@mcalesternews.com.

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