Travel Tip of the Day: Read All Parking Signs Twice

Parking ticketRead All Parking Signs Twice
Yesterday’s tip was about setting your phone alarm for a few minutes before your parking meter is going to expire to avoid tickets. Today’s tip is also about parking: Before you put money in the meter or park anywhere along the street, always read the parking signs—twice. In southern California, this is especially necessary as you pretty much need a Masters degree to understand them.

The worst parking ticket I ever received was in front of In-N-Out burger near LAX. There’s never enough parking there and one particular area that looks totally legal (because the curb isn’t painted red) set me back $88 as I ran in to grab a $4 burger. And I wasn’t the only one.



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Johnny Jet
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1 Comment on "Travel Tip of the Day: Read All Parking Signs Twice"

  1. lol so next time eat burger in car :P well nice info johnny ….

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