Back in 2017, EMEL adopted the use of technology to stop cars from working if they were poorly parked. The only 'good news' in this measure came for drivers of old cars, for whom the technology is useless. Old meaning cars pre-2006

Lisbon parking authority launches inquiry after three agents accused of breaking driver’s teeth and nose

EMEL parking authority in Lisbon has opened an inquiry following allegations that three of its agents rounded on a recalcitrant driver, punching him and leaving him with three broken teeth and a broken nose. The story, published in tabloid Correio da Manhã yesterday, has not so far led to any criminal charges. The three men allegedly involved in the attack – reportedly broken up by passers by – remain working for EMEL but in tasks that do not involve contact with the public, the authority has told Lusa news agency