Police Ticket Shoppers Caught Illegally Parking in Spots for the Disabled

Posted on: December 4th, 2013

Over the holiday shopping weekend, police were out in force to make sure that parking spots reserved for people with physical disabilities are actually available, and not being taken up by drivers parking illegally.

“As a person with a disability and father of three small children it’s very frustrating when I need to use these accessible parking spaces and they’ve been taken by someone who doesn’t belong parking in those spots,” said Bill Bogdan, Disability Liaison to Governor Pat Quinn

Violations of the law can result in a $500 fine and a 6-month suspension of driving privileges.

Read more at NBC Chicago.

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