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‘Rich man’ tries to justify parking SUV in disabled bays

British Parking Association criticises TikTok video as an abuse of essential service for disabled people

Mark Moran
20 March 2024
Luke Desmaris, 28, filmed himself parking in a disabled bay (Tiktok/@mrlukedes)
Luke Desmaris, 28, filmed himself parking in a disabled bay (Tiktok/@mrlukedes)

 

A video in which a self-proclaimed “rich man” reveals that he parks his SUV in Blue Badge spaces has been criticised by disabled people and the parking sector.

Luke Desmaris, 28, posted film of himself parking his £130,000 Mercedes G Wagon in a disabled bay at a Sainsbury’s car park. He used Tiktok to argue he could finish shopping before 100 disabled people needed the spot.

He said: “I’m a very quick person and I need to be close to the shops to save...

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