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Category Archives: Chicago Driver Survival Seminar

Driver Survivor Seminar In West Loop Monday

Monday is President’s Day.

Kids are off from school, the post office is closed but the Driver Survivor Seminar rolls on!

On Monday, February 21st, the DSS is coming to the West Loop.

Aldermanic candidate Tom Courtney has invited the DSS crew to help 37th ward residents on the best way to avoid and fight parking tickets, red light camera tickets, speeding and moving violations, avoiding the Denver boot and much more.

Seating is limited so attendees are encouraged to register for the event by e-mailing: DSS27@theexpiredmeter.com. with their full name, e-mail address and the name of any guests they plan on bringing.

This FREE event is being held at Nia Restaurant, 803 West Randolph Street in the West Loop neighborhood, starting at 7:00 PM.

Wake Up To The Geek On WVON Radio 1690 AM Friday Morning

Wake up sleepyheads!

The Geek is a guest on WVON Radio 1690 AM at 6:30 Friday morning.

We’re going to be talking about Monday’s Driver Survivor Seminar and how to fight back against parking tickets in general.

Tune in or stream WVON live here.

Four Driver Survivor Seminars Held This Week

It’s a busy week for the Chicago Driver Survivor Seminar.

The week kicked off with a DSS on Tuesday in the 46th ward with aldermanic candidate James Cappleman.

Then, last night we had a great night at the Devon Bank at Western Ave. and Devon. Ahmed Khan, an impressive young candidate running for alderman in the 50th ward, brought out about 40 people on a bitterly cold night to get lessons on keeping Chicago parking tickets and red light camera tickets at bay.

Tonight, the DSS crew heads into the 45th ward, for a seminar hosted by aldermanic candidate Michael Fitzpatrick Ward at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox starting at 6:30 PM.

Parking is FREE!

Finally, the Chicago Driver Survivor Seminar winds up the week in Lincoln Park on Saturday morning starting at 1 PM.

43rd ward candidate Chuck Eastwood is hosting a seminar at their campaign headquarters at 2300 N. Clark (corner of Belden & Clark).

The Chicago Driver Survival Seminar is a FREE, two and a half hour motorist education boot camp to arm Chicago drivers with the basic tools of avoiding and fighting parking tickets, understanding and avoiding red light camera tickets, dealing with speeding and other traffic tickets, keeping the Denver boot off your car and keeping drivers up to speed on recent changes to driving laws.

The seminar was created by Mike Brockway (aka The Parking Ticket Geek) the publisher of The Expired Meter.com (a local website providing news and advice on driving and parking), to help local drivers get a better understanding of these issues..
While the Parking Ticket Geek will discuss how to deal with parking tickets, the National Motorist Association’s Barnet Fagel will speak to drivers about red light cameras and speeding tickets.

Seating is limited at all events so registration is advised.

Register for 45th Ward Driver Survivor Seminar presented by Michael Fitzgerald Ward.

Register for 43rd Ward Driver Survivor Seminar presented by Chuck Eastwood.

Geek Talks DSS On WGN Radio Thursday Morning

Listen into WGN Radio 720 this morning at 11 AM.

The Parking Ticket Geek goes on the radio to talk to Mike McConnell and tell listeners about our series of Chicago Driver Survivor Seminars being held around the city this week and next.

Tonight we’ll be in the 45th ward hosted by Michael Fitzpatrick Ward and on Saturday we will be in Lincoln Park in the 43rd ward at the campaign headquarters of Chuck Eastwood.

Driver Survivor Seminar Rolls Into 46th Ward

James Cappleman Brings DSS To Lakefront Ward Feb. 8th

Parking is a big issue in the 46th ward.

As a lakefront ward with many drivers and never enough spots to park, constituents in the 46th are regularly challenged by parking tickets, red light tickets, the Denver boot and other parking and driving issues.

But on Tuesday, February 8th, the Chicago Driver Survivor Seminar rolls into that ward courtesy of James Cappleman, candidate for alderman in the 46th.

This FREE event will be held at the National Pastime Theater located at 4139 N. Broadway and runs from 7-9:30 PM.

Ald. Moreno Brings Driver Seminar To 1st Ward

Chgo. Driver Survival Seminar Set For Saturday, Feb. 5th

Alderman Proco “Joe” Moreno is bringing the Chicago Driver Survival Seminar to the 1st ward this coming Saturday, February 5th from 11 AM to 1:30 PM.

This FREE event will be held at Moonshine Bar & Restaurant located at 1824 W. Division Street in the Wicker Park neighborhood. Food and drink will be available during the seminar.

The Chicago Driver Survival Seminar is a two and a half hour motorist education boot camp to arm Chicago drivers with the basic tools of avoiding and fighting parking tickets, understanding and avoiding red light camera tickets, dealing with speeding and other traffic tickets, keeping the Denver boot off your car and keeping drivers up to speed on recent changes to driving laws.

REMINDER: Chgo. Driver Survival Seminar Tuesday

Still Time To Sign Up, But Remaining Seats Going Fast

Just a quick reminder to readers.

There’s still time and a few open seats available for Tuesday night’s very first Chicago Driver Survival Seminar at DeVry.

Please RSVP if you want to attend so we have a seat for you.

It should be informative and fun.

Look forward to seeing you there.

For more information

Geek Joins Nick D Show Tonight At 7

UPDATE: If you missed the show tonight, you can listen to the Nick D. podcast.

Thanks Andy!

Geek radio fave Nick Digilio, kicks off his new earlier start time tonight at 7 PM on WGN radio.

And intellectually challenged Parking Ticket Geek gets to christen the new time slot from 7-8 PM.

Nick D. and the Geek will be talking about the upcoming Chicago Driver Survival Seminar, city stickers, the start of Chicago’s winter overnight parking ban and a bunch of other driving and parking related issues.

Tune in WGN 720 AM or stream it live here.

Ald. Waguespack, Expired Meter Announce Seminar On Fighting Chicago Parking Tickets

Free Educational Event Is First Of Its Kind In Chicago

The Expired Meter is proud to announce the very first Chicago Driver Survival Seminar presented by Alderman Scott Waguespack (32nd) on Tuesday, November 30th.

This free class will teach Chicago drivers the basics of: avoiding and contesting parking tickets, red light camera tickets, speeding tickets and other moving violations, keeping the Denver boot off your car and updating attendees on new driving laws that effect pedestrian and biking safety, and much more.

The Driver Survival Seminar is the very first event of its kind in Chicago and perhaps the nation with the sole purpose of educating and empowering motorists to protect themselves from these issues that challenge drivers every day on the streets of the city.