Piggish Parking by Biggish Vehicles

Recently, the Arlington Email List has had lots of traffic on SUVs and large vehicles. One problem frequently cited was large vehicles parking in places that block visibility when attempting to enter an intersection from a side street. Here's an example:

The political advertising on the truck served to make it more difficult to see around it when attempting to exit from Chestnut Terrace.

There are plenty of legal parking spaces in the area, and plenty of more visible locations for a parked truck with political advertising. Yet the truck was parked to obstruct the vision from Chestnut Terrace.

The choice of a parking space also blocked visibility for the crosswalk.

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