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Hang your car, not tow

Hang not tow
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Towing a car away by another car creates unneccessary consumption on fossil fuel and effects traffic condition. Just hang it. Multiple hanger can be designed to handle multiple parking violations. The parking space that is set free can be used by another car looking for space.
cocobk, Apr 16 2004

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       Are you proposing to hang the car in place, or a new design for a towtruck?   

       What about my coffee?
Worldgineer, Apr 16 2004
  

       Some NY tow trucks actually work this way, lifting the car sideways onto the flat bed. (This, I guess, to deal with the tight parking conditions around here.)
DrCurry, Apr 16 2004
  

       I think he/she means suspending a misparked car above the space in which it is illegally parked via some sort of cradle, thus rendering it immobile but freeing up the space for another user.
silverstormer, Apr 16 2004
  

       I dunno. This don't just sense. Make.
Cedar Park, Apr 17 2004
  

       So if a car had multiple parking violations logged against it, would the "multiple hanger" be like hanging the hanger on another hanger?
Salted Nuts, Apr 17 2004
  

       Oh...I see. The offending car would be hanged by its exhaust pipe from the nearest lamp post. Like Mussolini. Yes, I think I like it.
ldischler, Apr 18 2004
  

       Hanging the car in the air makes more sense than getting the orange wheel boot. I suppose that it would bring you more embarassment and ridicule because your car hanging in the air would create a spectacle.   

       It would also make it difficult for you to retrieve your personal items.
Jscotty, Oct 12 2005
  

       Wouldn't the "hanging truck" take up more space than the absence of the hanged car frees?
jellydoughnut, Oct 13 2005
  

       The small sport untility vehicles weigh in at 2000 kg. This sounds quite dangerous.
spiraliii, Oct 14 2005
  

       Will I park my compact right under a hanging SUV. I guess not !
sonawane, Aug 06 2008
  

       It would be quote a shock returning to your car that is dangling there 4m from the ground .   

       What would it take , um ?   

       A mobile lift crane with capacity to lift 7000 kg. A tensile cable of taking said weight . An anchor point on a building , or structure that will take the weight . An anchor point on your car that will take the weight . The people with the smarts to move and attach said weight . $$$$
wjt, Aug 08 2008
  

       No no no, you're all thinking too three- dimensionally.   

       Just shift offending cars through the fourth dimension of time. Once the time on the meter runs out it shunts your car one week into the future and mails you a reminder to come back to collect it then.
mecotterill, Aug 10 2008
  

       Violator Car B would be shunted strait throught previous violator Car A . My ticketed car becomes a pile of interwoven mass .
wjt, Aug 11 2008
  
      
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