Does the City of Denver boot vehicles on weekends? For years, scofflaw drivers felt safe parking their too-many-ticket cars all over town on Saturday and Sunday. But we recently learned from the Department of Public Works that thecity will indeed boot cars
on Saturdays. And this weekend, a booted bride got incontrovertible proof of that new policy.
On Saturday, a bride headed to her nuptials in the mountains stopped off at a LoDo salon to have her hair done; a gal pal who was doing chauffeuring/styling duties had borrowed a car big enough to fit the bride, her dress and all the related accessories.
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Updo done, they exited the salon -- and made a hair-raising discovery: The borrowed car had been booted.
With no time to spare, the bride found other friends who could transport her to the wedding site, while her chauffeur/stylist got on the phone with authorities -- after delivering an earful to the owner of the clamped vehicle.
Fortunately, the wedding came off without a hitch -- but definitely a boot.
How did this city became the namesake of an infamous immobilization device? Read Patricia Calhoun's "Boot Hill."