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DOR Expands Use Of Photo Evidence For Parking Tickets

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

It seems Chicago's Department of Revenue has had so much success using photographic evidence when giving tickets, it's expanding the program.

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

Unless you don't contest the ticket, or try to contest your ticket sans clothing, drooling and convulsing in front of the hearing officer, it should be impossible to lose this one.

Drivers Face Long Lines For Ticket Amnesty

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

The lines are out the door. Drivers who have waited to the last minute to take advantage of Chicago's Parking Ticket Amnesty program are facing very ...

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

Aldermen are politicians. Politicians need votes to stay in office. Groups of pissed off and motivated people represent votes. Numbers are power. Organize.

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

This is the type of crap ticket that makes my blood boil.

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

My suggestion is to use my strategy of ALWAYS parking at broken meters if at all possible.

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

If the city tickets a non-resident for not having a city sticker, you have a moral duty to NOT pay that ticket.

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

If parking ticket scofflaws could get arrested for not paying their tickets, I would probably be on the most wanted list.

Tinted Glass Fine Skyrockets From $25 to $250

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

Is this fine about police safety? Or is it really about increasing revenue for a city that is desperate for any revenue?

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

Another crap ticket courtesy of the city of Chicago. If a cop wrote this ticket, they were being lazy and should have looked up where your plates were registered. Instead they took the easy way out and wrote the ticket.

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

The key advice to everyone is this: Make sure you never have more than two unpaid tickets in Final Determination. Once you get that that third ticket, pay it right away so you don't go into Seizure Status and have to pay all your tickets.

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The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

The sad truth is that technically, all the city has to do is post one sign, a single, solitary sign, to signify the particular parking restriction for the entire block.