New Bedford police cracking down on parking violations in residential areas

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — The New Bedford Police Department announced on social media they will be stepping up their enforcement of parking violations.

The department said this is in response to numerous complaints of violations occurring in residential areas.

Among the infractions officers said they will be looking for are as follows:

  • Parking of oversized vehicles at night
  • Blocking of driveways
  • Blocking of fire hydrants
  • Blocking of handicap-accessible sidewalk openings

Officials said much of this enforcement will happen during late-night and early-morning hours.

Police said residents should be courteous to their neighbors and park in a way that complies with local rules.

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