wheel clamp


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wheel clamp

n
(Automotive Engineering) a device fixed onto one wheel of an illegally parked car in order to immobilize it. The driver has to pay to have it removed
vb
(Automotive Engineering) (tr) to attach a wheel clamp to (a vehicle)
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wheel clamp

denver boot
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Translations
kerékbilincs

wheel clamp

n (Aut) → ceppo m bloccaruote inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Vice Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso said city traffic marshals will be putting a wheel clamp or tire lock on a vehicle cited for a parking violation, and the vehicle's owner or driver will have to pay P900 for its release.
One person who called police said they thought the car was dragging a wheel clamp with it.
The package also includes a wheel clamp with wheel stop, drop through pullout panel for rear tire change, an adjustable front extension, a detachable loading ramp and a stabilizer bar.
He said: "I would suggest fitting a wheel clamp or securing it to something anchored to the ground.
Is it true that I can no longer wheel clamp or tow away vehicles which park illegally or outstay their welcome?
As every reasonably intelligent law-abiding citizen knows, forcibly removing a wheel clamp is an offence under the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 and could result in a large fine and/or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 51 weeks.