Mike Parry: Caravan owners should have curfews to ‘not clog up roads for decent motorists’

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Mr Parry said drivers should only be able to tow a caravan between 10pm and 6am to ensure the roads were not “clogged up” for “decent motorists”.
He suggested this could be introduced to prevent the buildup of traffic as demand for staycations surge.

Speaking on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, he claimed caravans “went out of fashion almost 70 years ago” and said it’s like being in a “tin can”.

He said: “I want a curfew. Carvans should only be allowed to travel around from A to B from 10pm to 6am in the morning and not clog up the roads for decent motorists. 

“For people who have got to keep the economy going, for people who are contributing.”

He added: “It’s not just that they are an eyesore, they are an eyesore.

“I don’t think they look good under any circumstances no matter that they are now modern.

“But caravans went out of fashion in about 1952.

“When we all got out of the Second World War and our parents didn’t have any money to take us anywhere on holiday they took us to a caravan in Anglesey.

“I’ve never had a more miserable existence in all my life.

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“I don’t understand how a human can exist in a little tin can.

“Four human beings in a tin can because that’s what it is.

“It’s like a hamster in a sandwich bin, it’s like people crushing thieves together in a situation you wouldn’t even welcome if you were in jail.”

Interest in caravans have dramatically increased in demand due to staycation interest with predictions there could be 1.6 million caravans on Britain’s roads this summer.

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