what goes through your mind when you’re out and you see a parking spot for wheelchairs? Do you take it? Thinking you just have to run in for quick minute no one will notice. Like the person with a wheelchair won’t need in the time you are in the store; you may have that thought that wheelchair uses can wait or just park somewhere else. But the thing is when you have an accession van, or just a wheelchair; you are going to need the extra room to get out.those parking spots have a reason for being wider; even helping someone to get out of a car you are going to need the room. It’s not there for anyone or just for a quick stop!
Before I got my accessible van, I would need to have someone put my chair together than get me out and in the chair, my mom and I had a car park too close to the car, my mom thought we had enough room to get me in but as we tried; mom and I ended up on the ground between the two cars because there wasn’t enough room for me to get in.
This article tells more about why the disabled parking shouldn’t be a just quick run in opposition.