"You need to brake if necessary, it warns you on the screen," one user said.
"It was pretty traumatic because I planned to be able to get home," Yvette Pegues told Newsweek. "My children were waiting for me to get home."
One critic felt the neighbor "had it coming," but a leading negotiations expert felt a more measured approach would have been better.
The Redditor sharing the image told Newsweek: "The sidewalk is an area designated for people walking or in wheelchairs."
"I wouldn't intentionally aggravate people who are already driving irresponsibly," read one reply on the viral Mumsnet post.
"I called the police on a non-emergency number, explained the situation, and they showed up and towed my neighbor's car," she said.
The response drew widespread praise with one fan calling it a "totally petty and totally awesome move."
"I would dispute this with the credit card company," a Reddit user wrote. "Fees should not double the quoted price."
"What motivates this behavior? I don't know what goes through these people's minds, and I don't know if I want to find out," a comment read.
A San Francisco couple are battling a parking ticket after, they said, a red line was repainted around their parked car.
"Another person had been parking in the assigned covered spot we were given," the mom explained.
The pair were forced to become amateur historians in order to get the fine overturned in San Francisco by arguing it had been a parking space since 1910.
People have taken to writing dates in the dust on the car, the earliest visible date being September 17, 2021.
"I recognize that the property owner is frustrated. I think I would feel the same way in their situation," Dan Sider, the city's planning chief, told KGO-TV.
"I didn't see that plot twist coming," said one TikToker after a woman in Australia made a surprise discovery about her car parking spot.
"You might want to angle a webcam on your vehicle in case this idiot tries to mess with your car," one Redditor said.
Chalking is a controversial practice that has even been argued over in court. One driver has gone viral with his action against it.
The video of the mock confrontation has been viewed 1.7 million times online.
The 2-year-old was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, but died overnight from his injuries.
"I could have your vehicle towed at your expense but I'm gonna be cool and let it slide this time," the driver wrote.
"Even if they can't use their driveway for some reason like re-paving, surely there's a better parking arrangement than that," one commenter wrote.
"Beautiful. Love the follow-through," wrote one Reddit user after the poster revealed the car had been towed.
"I love that you can be you, I can be me & together we're happy as can be," read the front of the card.
Someone used sidewalk chalk to write "it's not a Bentley" and "small penis" on the ground near the car.
"It is my ultimate hope that this program also encourages drivers to park more mindfully," SF Municipal Transportation Agency Director Manny Yekutiel said.
The vehicle owner's car seemed to disappear every time she finally reached the level it was on, despite her being able to see it from other levels.
"Their parallel parking skills are top notch. We should all take note," one TikToker said.
The pink-marked spaces were introduced five years ago in the Australian city of Perth, but have just gone viral thanks to a TikTok video.
Far from an anomaly, parking spaces in major cities where parking is scarce can often reach—and exceed—the $100,000 mark.
The medic's dry remark has gone viral on Twitter after his amputee patient was asked to provide evidence of his disability.