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5 Tips to Avoid a Parking Ticket

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Below, advice to avoid parking tickets.

1. If the meter is broken, write a note and leave it where a parking enforcement officer can see it.

2. Look around for a central pay station. Sometimes, there isn’t a meter at the spot where you are parked.

3. Make sure tires are not on the white lines. Move your car if your tire is covering a line.

4. Look for hidden driveways. You can get a ticket for partially blocking them.

5. Always look at the parking signs, even in metered areas. Many areas have time restrictions.

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