Didn't London's Parking Enforcement Hear About The Shutdown?

It's been a rough couple of weeks for the country. But you knew that anyway because it's all over the news, cars aren't being recalled and scores of federal workers aren't getting paid. Money just isn't flowing from the federal government right now, so did you really expect the Secret Service to graciously accept a… » 10/16/13 5:07pm 10/16/13 5:07pm

Swedish Man Borked After Racking Up $4.5M In Parking Tickets

Parking tickets are a fact of life, especially if you live in a big city. You have to have a flagrant and pathological disrespect for the law, though, to be able to rack up $30,000,000 Swedish Kronor in parking fines, like one man did in the city of Malmö. That's $4,525,080 in US dollars. Hooooooooly crap. » 9/01/13 10:05am 9/01/13 10:05am

Car Thief Gets Parking Ticket, Owner Gets Fine

A victim of car theft in Washington DC is being pestered by a collection agency to pay up on an 18-month-old parking ticket written while the car was on it's leave of absence from its rightful owner. Steve Steinberg has vowed never to pay the $205 fine and is wondering why the car didn't come up as stolen when the… » 4/10/08 1:15pm 4/10/08 1:15pm

D.C. Street Sweepers Giving Out Parking Tickets

Think it's embarrassing getting a parking ticket from the sweet old meter maid? Soon you'll have a new foe. Street sweepers in the Washington, D.C. area will be equipped with the means to scan and photograph cars parked in street sweeping zones. The bill to equip the street sweepers was passed unanimously in the D.C.… » 4/02/08 3:00pm 4/02/08 3:00pm