What is Engine Idling? In New York City, it’s generally against traffic rules to leave your engine idling, but there are a few details that it pays to know to avoid getting an unnecessary ticket. Engine idling means that you are running your vehicle’s engine while it’s not in motion.
Coming back to a missing car can be a scary thing and the fees associated with a towed car can be even scarier. On top of that, you only have 72 hours to find your vehicle and either pay off your owed judgment debt or create a payment plan and
Disputing a New York City parking or camera ticket can be done in several ways, including online, by mail, and in person. Disputing in person can be done at your nearest NYC Department of Finance business center. While disputing in person may be the least convenient of the methods, sometimes
No one is perfect and we all make mistakes that can lead to further problems. When it comes to parking tickets, tickets in judgment have the potential to cause lots of headaches. A ticket becomes “in judgment” after 100 days if it has not been paid or found “not guilty”
Once in a while, life throws you bone and you can actually get money back from the City of New York, instead of the other way around. There are many reasons why you might receive a refund from the City. It’s important to know the difference between refund types and
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
Similarly to general no stopping zones, general no standing zones exist throughout the City, as well. Unless otherwise posted or directed by a law enforcement officer, stopping is allowed at a general no standing zone, but standing and parking are not. Remember the following no standing zones to avoid unnecessary