Piles of curbside snow lead to parking tickets

Piles of curbside snow lead to parking tickets

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

In the Riverdale and Kingsbridge sections of the Bronx, at least 8 cars parked at an angle between mounds of ice got $45 parking tickets for not parking parallel along the curb. Devan Caffrey got a ticket. But his car was not sticking out into traffic.

In nearby Kingsbridge Jeff Barrett parked his car at an angle between two foot high ice mounds to visit his mother in an old age home.

Here cars are sticking out into the street a bit, but not so much that traffic is blocked.

We contacted the mayor's office asking for a response to citizen complaints that ticketing for angle parking is unfair when the ice is making parallel parking difficult. As of air time there was no response.

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