4 wonderful NYC parking ticket cases that will help you win Do you remember the scene from Indiana Jones when a fierce looking guy wielding a huge knife picked a fight with our hero? So, what did Indiana Jones do? He took out his revolver and shot him dead. A Gun trumps a knife much […]
NYC drivers have been systematically ripped-off by illegal pedestrian ramp tickets I have been ranting about scam pedestrian ramp tickets since 2009, alerting the driving public that it was legal to park in front of certain pedestrian ramps. And, offering advice on how to beat these illegal tickets. Kudos to Professor Ben Wellington, a highly respected Visiting […]
Are these NYC parking laws in effect or are they bogged down in Committee? There are wonderful NYC parking laws that never see the light of day. Our NYC council people recognize an injustice, introduce a law to right the wrong, but sadly, the proposed law is never enacted. Please take a gander at the […]
An NY Supreme Court judge fought an NYC parking ticket when he was wrong Have you heard the story about a judge who fought an NYC parking ticket for parking at a broken muni-meter and lost the original hearing and appeal? Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Wright initiated an Article 78 action in NY Supreme Court […]
How a member of the driving public beat 6 pedestrian ramp tickets It must be some kind of record. Six parking tickets in six days, and I beat them all. And you can too if the situation is right. Read on. If you live in New York and have a car, you’re already doing […]
The parking ticket quiz answers were eye-opening 85 wonderful members of our community answered a 5-question quiz about the rules of engagement in Parking Ticket Land. I carefully analyzed the results of the quiz. The answers helped me identify the gaps in knowledge that I need to address in future blog posts and guides. Here […]
The heroine of our story was issued a costly NYC parking ticket for a fire hydrant violation. Read her story and advise whether she should she fight or pay?
Your car can be booted and towed for the same NYC parking ticket Imagine parking your car in the morning, returning to the parking space after a tough day at work and finding another chariot occupying your curb space. Or, what about parking your car at 1 p.m. and returning at 4 p.m. to find […]
Parking ticket fines are a bonanza for New York City. Our fair city collected $957 million from all fines in FY 2015, and 59 % was from parking tickets. How much money was raised by the evil boot and tow, any idea?
The DOT undertakes numerous projects to promote safe streets in NYC Navigating the highways and byways of NYC is not for the faint of heart. Passenger vehicles, pedestrians, cabs, buses, motorcycles, and trucks fight for their fair share of our NYC roadways and curb space. This lethal mix of metal can result in series consequences, […]