Fed Up, He Joined the IRA


The Daily Mail selects the 10 most unreasonable parking tickets of all time. A sample:

Lorry driver Michael Collins was on his way to collect a skip in London's Belsize Park when the road beneath him collapsed. A burst water main had created a deep hole where the front wheels of his 17-tonne lorry were now stuck.

While he was waiting for roadside assistance, a parking attendant appeared. To the astonishment of nearby residents—and despite Mr Collins' protests, she stood on tiptoe and plastered a parking ticket on his windscreen—while helpfully telling him: "You can appeal".