Should people who work for NYC and drive a city car be accorded special parking privileges? Like, when they park in front of a fire hydrant every day and don’t get a ticket? Here’s a story about one such employee and what it took to stop his bad parking behavior.
Legislative news about proposed laws and rules I strolled down the cyberspace corridors of the NYC Council looking for legislative news and found some proposed laws and rules that would have a major impact on your parking life in NYC. My recurrent question always is, “will these proposals see the light of day?” Probably not. […]
Will issuing blocking the box tickets significantly reduce traffic congestion? In an effort to meaningfully cut down on traffic congestion, Mayor DeBlasio initiated a program called, “Clear Intersections.” His strategy is to boost enforcement of blocking the box tickets, and: Target fifty intersections for stricter enforcement Install signs that say, “Don’t Block the Box” Add […]
A parking ticket was issued to destroyed plates Here’s a story about a parking ticket, a wonderful couple who sold their chariot and turned in their license plates to the NY DMV in 2013. They were given a receipt for their plates and a promise that the plates would be destroyed. Fast forward to 2017, Our […]
A Texas couple got an NYC parking ticket What’s so unusual about that? Their car was never in NYC Parking Ticket Land, never, ever! What did the Texas couple do? They received a notice in the mail from the Evil Empire stating they owed a fine for a parking ticket. They requested a hearing to […]
The Evil Empire recently renovated their “Dispute a Parking Ticket Online Tool.” But were the renovations simply a fresh coat of paint or were they significant changes that made it easier for the driving public to fight a parking ticket? Learn everything you ought to know about the renovations and see what the changes look like.
Parking Ticket Land has undergone some remarkable changes in 2018 The Evil Empire has undertaken three mind-blowing changes in Parking Ticket Land. They have: Appointed a parking ticket advocate Activated a 3-person team to investigate parking ticket misdeeds Raised the parking fines for commercial vehicles Wow. Pretty amazing, right? What do these changes mean to […]
Joe was thrilled. He just beat his parking ticket on appeal. How does Joe get his money back if he didn’t own the car? Sue filed a request for a hearing. But, 10-days later she got a notice that her case was adjourned for 30-days. What does Sue do next? Find the answers right here.
Joe finally calmed down after arriving home. He pulled out the crumpled parking ticket from his back pocket, laid it on the kitchen table, and uncrumpled it. Lo, and behold Joe found a mistake. The place of occurrence was wrong. Fighting the parking ticket was the decision. But, what does Joe do next and what are some common mistakes to avoid? Find out here.
Parking ticket stats and facts will amaze you. Can you guess how many parking tickets are issued and how many are disputed? Can you estimate the percentage of appeals from the original bad verdict are reversed? You’ll find the answers right here.