Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

The Barnacle Creates a Sticky Situation for Parking Scofflaws

 |  September 27, 2016


You no longer need to be on the high seas to get a barnacle attached to your hull, matey! That’s because the Barnacle is a new alternative to tire boots for parking enforcement. Instead of attaching to your wheel, this thing attaches to your windshield.

barnacle_1
The Barnacle attaches to any windshield using two powerful suction cups, then locks in place. It’s designed to force those with too many unpaid parking tickets to pay up. Violators can pay over the phone and get the code to unlock the Barnacle themselves. Though I can’t imagine anyone bothering to return the thing to parking enforcement once it’s removed.

barnacle_2
If a car with a Barnacle needs to be towed, it can be done without removing the Barnacle first. It’s a pretty interesting parking enforcement gadget, but I bet it doesn’t take much to hack it open and get it off your car.

barnacle_3

Also, some drivers might just try to drive off anyway, causing a major hazard for others on the road.

barnacle_4
[via Laughing Squid via Geekologie]



Forging a Hammer from Screws

Forging a Hammer from Screws

Puik Rare Decanter + Glasses

Puik Rare Decanter + Glasses

Tradesman Pro Tool Master Backpack

Tradesman Pro Tool Master Backpack

2022 Toyota Tacoma Trail Edition 4×4 Offers Upgraded Suspension and Storage

2022 Toyota Tacoma Trail Edition 4×4 Offers Upgraded Suspension and Storage

Ford Maverick Name Returns on a Compact Pickup

Ford Maverick Name Returns on a Compact Pickup

BMW M Motorsports Introduces the BMW M4 GT3 Race Car

BMW M Motorsports Introduces the BMW M4 GT3 Race Car

Advertisement