Latest Parking violation Stories

2011-03-18 07:45:00

BOURNEMOUTH, England, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LV=, the car insurer, has revealed that drivers lost 58.5m pounds last year by failing to appeal against parking tickets issued in 'unfair' circumstances.

2009-06-26 08:50:06

Canada's Supreme Court has agreed to hear a Toronto woman's $26 million class action suit against the city for fining her for not paying a frozen parking meter. Attorney Ken Arenson said his client was given a $30 ticket in Toronto for not displaying a parking ticket on her dashboard in the winter of 2007-08.

2009-06-18 12:02:32

Transportation officials say the use of golf carts by Boston parking regulation enforcers is a more visible and efficient means to patrol the city's streets.

2009-06-15 09:12:58

Chicago authorities say an error while testing equipment led to a man with a license plate reading 0 receiving about 170 tickets he did not deserve. The Chicago Department of Revenue said it has been using 0 as a placeholder license plate for testing parking ticket equipment and officials were unaware Tom Feddor had that number as his official plate, the Chicago Tribune reported Monday. Feddor said that beginning in 1997, his mailbox has been filling up with citations for violations,...

2009-05-22 06:53:04

Washington, D.C., fighting an $800 million budget shortfall, is launching a major expansion in its parking enforcement, officials say. Washington is said to be planning to go as far as to plant cameras on street sweepers to spot parking violators who then could get $30 tickets in the mail. The closely monitored program, already a frustrating problem for D.C residents and commuters -- and called by some a hidden commuter tax -- is expected to involve hundreds of thousands of motorists over the...

2009-04-30 11:00:00

A Traffic Penalty Tribunal official in Britain says excuses offered in attempts to avoid fines range from acceptable to simply silly.

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