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Valet Parking Fail

This valet with his head in the clouds ended up with a car in a wall

This valet's panicked realization of a runaway SUV shows he didn't have bad intentions, just poor concentration.

Valet Parking: How To Avoid The Horror Stories

Young, inexperienced drivers often handle expensive cars and trucks

The wild joyride in a Porsche taken by a valet parker in Ferris Bueller's Day Off? The episode in Seinfeld in which a hygiene-challenged valet parker left a permanent stench in the car so foul that Jerry Seinfeld's character let the car be stolen? It turns out the stories of valet parkers in the movies and TV are pretty much true.

VIDEO: Valet vigilante vandalism visualizes very vunerable vehicles

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VIDEO: Crooked valet attendants caught in Los Angeles

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PSA: Be careful who you give your Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder keys to

Imagine this scenario: You've gone out of town for whatever reason, driving your Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder. (If we had a Gallardo, you'd bet that taking road trips would be high on the agenda). Anyway, you get to your hotel, surrender your supercar's keys to the valet, and go on with your business. When it's time to leave, they go to retrieve your car and ... it's gone. That nightmare is just what happened to Eric Vargosko when he took his droptop lambo to Atlanta's Intercontinental Hotel. The

The valet's guide to driving exotic cars

Don't screw it up -- the likely mantra of any conscientious valet. Beyond that imperative, what's a carhop to do when flipped the keys to something truly exotic? A Murcielago is, of course, impressive when parked, but sliding into the driver's seat for the first time can be intimidating. Where are all the controls? How the heck do you even put it into reverse? Exotics are not like other cars, and you'll certainly miss out on a tip if you crack up Michael Bolton's Lamborghini.

Why some folks don't trust valets

You have a hot car. Your wallet is fat and you go places where self-parking is generally a foreign concept. When you have a Lamborghini Gallardo, the valet you toss the keys to will probably move it around six inches and leave it ou