Let’s face it, coming back to a towed car sucks. What makes it worse is that there are various government agencies around the City that can tow your car. Your vehicle can be towed by the police department, city marshall or sheriff. Where your car goes depends on who’s towed
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.
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
It goes without saying that blocking any part of the road when you park is a quick way to get a parking ticket or worse: towed. But there are some cases where parking your vehicle at an angle is ok. The overwhelming majority of parking spaces in New York City
Your vehicle registration type can have a big impact on what sort of tickets you can get where and when. You can even get a ticket just for registering your vehicle incorrectly, so make sure to pay attention to the following rules: Passenger to Commercial To have a car, truck,
In New York City, signs generally indicate no parking, no standing, or no stopping. Of the three, no stopping is the most strict. You cannot stop, stand, or park in a no stopping zone. These zones, however, are not always marked. Why not? Because they’re everywhere and are considered to
Signs rule on a street by street basis when it comes to parking in New York City. There are some parking restrictions that are universal, however. Unless otherwise indicated by a sign, here are the general no stopping zones in NYC. Remember, No Stopping means you may not stop, stand,
You find what seems to be the perfect parking spot until you look up and read the sign. And the second sign. And the third. When there are multiple parking signs, which one do you follow? Instead of finding a new spot or just taking a chance that the sign
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.