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Judge: LA's Parking Ticket Appeal System "Illegal"

Judge: LA's Parking Ticket Appeal System "Illegal"

A judge has ordered the city of Los Angeles to change the way it handles disputed parking tickets, a system that many motorists say is rigged against them, the NBC4 I-Team has learned. Read More

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Is LA's System to Fight Parking Tickets Rigged?

Is LA's System to Fight Parking Tickets Rigged?

Drivers beware: challenging an unfair parking ticket in Los Angeles could subject you to increased fines, hours of appeals, cancellation of your car registration and threats of a withheld tax refund. Read More

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Parking Ticket System Rigged: Lawsuit

Parking Ticket System Rigged: Lawsuit

It was August, 2011 when Jeff Galfer got his ticket. Read More

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
5 Tips to Avoid a Parking Ticket

5 Tips to Avoid a Parking Ticket

Click here for advice to avoid parking tickets. Read More

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
5 Tips to Contest a Parking Ticket

5 Tips to Contest a Parking Ticket

Click here for advice for drivers looking to contest a parking ticket. Read More

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014
Drivers Outraged Over Unfair Parking Tickets

Drivers Outraged Over Unfair Parking Tickets

Cities across southern California are taking a second look at some questionable parking tickets as a result of an NBC4 I-Team investigation that exposed unfair ticketing by traffic officers. Read More

Monday, Feb 24, 2014
Are Parking Meters Cheating You?

Are Parking Meters Cheating You?

The city of Los Angeles may be breaking California law by ticketing vehicles parked at inoperable or malfunctioning parking meters. Read More

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014
Parking Tickets Left at Malfunctioning Meters

Parking Tickets Left at Malfunctioning Meters

An NBC4 I-Team investigation found that Los Angeles traffic officers continue to ticket cars parked at malfunctioning meters despite a law that forbids it -- all while parking meter citation revenue has generated tens of millions of dollars for the city. Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014
Drivers Angry Over Unfair Parking Tickets

Drivers Angry Over Unfair Parking Tickets

Southern California drivers are reacting furiously to the I-Team report earlier this week that exposed how Los Angeles is writing tickets at malfunctioning meters, despite a new law forbidding broken meter tickets. Some residents have even been ticketed while time was still on their meter. Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.

Friday, Mar 14, 2014
California Law Lets Drivers Park at Broken Meters

California Law Lets Drivers Park at Broken Meters

Los Angeles recently reversed its policy of ticketing drivers parked at busted meters. Read More

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