Haroon Zafaryab found his car wearing a boot with a $570 release charge. He refused to pay and sat in his car for 30 hours protesting, collected three more boots and over $6,000 in fines. Eventually, he prevailed. [BBC]
Janice Eberle of Lynnfield, Massachusetts is suing the city of Danvers for ticketing her Mercedes ML320 after she'd parked in a handicapped spot. Though not handicapped, she claims the $300 ticket's unjustified because it was raining and her arm hurt.
One Melbourne resident was so displeased with the circumstances around his parking ticket he fired off the hilarious letter above. This Aussie's like Mad Max only instead of a Ford Falcon, he drives a rhetoric-typing keyboard.
Scottie Roberson's nickname is "Racer X" so he secured the license plate "XXXXXXX" for his truck. Unfortunately, the plate and a glitch in a parking ticket system led to him receiving $19,000 in erroneous tickets (H/T to Tempesjo!) [Blog.Al.Com]
People with below average and downright horrible parking etiquette are everywhere. Rather than retaliate in a way that would wind your short-tempered ass in jail, give them one of these passive-aggressive, yet still straight-to-the-point parking tickets instead.
George Morales probably died in his minivan of a heart attack in early May, parked under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway underpass. That didn't stop NYC cops from writing him parking tickets for the next couple of weeks.