A “four-brick parking trick” is eroding student-housing communities surrounding East Carolina University, including the Tar River and College View historic districts, local residents said at a Wednesday night meeting.
To avoid $25 parking tickets, university students equipped with four-wheel-drive jeeps are propping up their vehicles on four bricks, one for each tire.
Technically, the cement lifts qualify as an “unimproved surface,” under the city of Greenville’s parking code, and are enabling drivers to elude citations.
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