NY drivers getting more power to fight parking fines?

Bill would require agents to cancel parking tickets on the spot if motorists show a receipt from a muni-meter with a time stamp five minutes prior to the ticket or 10 minutes after


By Sally Goldenberg
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Let's get ready to rumble!

A City Council proposal to ease parking violations would increase the number of physical confrontations between fine-wary motorists and ticketing agents, an NYPD inspector warned the council during a heated hearing yesterday.

Inspector Michael Pilecki, commanding officer of traffic enforcement, urged the council not to pass a bill that would require agents to cancel parking tickets on the spot if motorists show a receipt from a muni-meter with a time stamp five minutes prior to the ticket or 10 minutes after.

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