As many New Yorkers know, there are several ways to park in the right way, in the right place, at the right time, and still get a ticket. An improperly displayed license plate is one of those ways. License plate violations are easy to avoid, providing that you adhere to
Getting a $50 camera ticket for driving in a bus lane in New York City is more than enough. What happens, however, if you get more than one? The answer may surprise you if you’ve gotten multiple tickets in the past. As of February 2020, each subsequent bus lane violation
The New York City Department of Transportation has municipal parking lots in every borough. You can park in them during the day and only during their hours of operation. If you remain parked too long, you risk getting a ticket and lose the safety of any security the facility offers.
Traveling around New York City with disabilities can be very difficult. Fortunately, permits exist to make the experience less stressful. If you’re a disabled person driving in New York City, there are two permits that you’ll need to have for full parking benefits: a New York State disability parking permit
No standing signs can be found all over the City, but it may not always be clear how they affect your vehicle. The following dedicated use signs indicate that the space may be used only for the stated type of vehicle. So if your vehicle does not meet the criteria
As the mercury drops and snow begins to fall, special rules can go into effect temporarily to help the City cope with inclement weather. When the Commissioner of New York City declares a state of snow emergency, the following goes into effect: Standing and parking become prohibited along certain streets.
As you already know, signs rule the street when it comes to parking. Unfortunately, these signs don’t always agree, so what’s a motorist to do? When in doubt, refer to the newest sign. According to the New York City Department of Transportation Traffic Rules: (6) Paper or other temporary signs.
In the world of parking tickets, knowledge is power. It especially helps to know some of the lesser known parking rules when it comes to avoiding or disputing parking tickets. For example, how long does a New York City block need to be before two parking signs are required? Answer:
Double parking can be convenient for a variety of reasons, whether it be to quickly pick up or drop someone off or when you’re in a rush and just can’t find a spot. Double parking rules, however, are stricter than you may imagine and may be an easy way to
Owning a vehicle isn’t cheap, so many people opt to rent or borrow for infrequent trips. What happens, however, when the vehicle receives a ticket? Who is responsible and who has to pay? Lent Vehicles Lending your vehicle to someone, whether they be family or friend, comes with obvious risks.