Tag Archives: Parking Ticket Advice

ABC News Fixer Gets Chicago Driver Parking Ticket Justice

Photo courtesy of Tim Sturm and ABC News.

Photo courtesy of Tim Sturm and ABC News.

Even ABC News is getting into the parking ticket advice industry.

ABC News’ Stephanie Zimmerman aka The ABC News Fixer, is a reporter on consumer affairs who helps viewers solve frustrating money related problems.

Recently, Zimmerman, who’s based in New York, got a letter from a Chicago driver begging for advice on how to deal with an improperly issued parking ticket and tow.

The Geek Hangs Out With Nick D On WGN Radio Saturday Night

old-radioGather the family  around the AM radio and tune in WGN 720 AM Saturday night to listen to the Nick Digilio Show.

While Nick D’s show is always humorous and fun to listen to, nothing could be more “entertaining” than hearing some chump called the Parking Ticket Geek blather on about parking tickets, red light cameras, city stickers and other Chicago driving and parking issues.


The Geek will be on from 8:30 to 9:30.

Call in and hassle him (or get some ticket advice) at 312-981-7200.

Tune in at 720 AM or stream WGN Radio live.

Saturday Night Live With Nick D. & The Geek

Noted local doofus, nitwit and alleged expert on Chicago parking tickets, driving and transportation issues, the Parking Ticket Geek will be on WGN Radio 720 Saturday night.

The Geek joins WGN’s hilarious provocateur and man about town, Nick Digilio from 11 PM to midnight to talk all things driving and parking.

Tune in the Nick D. Show on WGN Radio 720 AM or listen online here.

Local Lawyer Doles Out Parking Ticket Advice

Read Tickets Carefully for Grounds to Contest: Beach: MyFoxCHICAGO.com

If The Expired Meter is not enough parking ticket fighting info for you, local attorney Charlie Beach was recently on Fox Chicago’s morning program to dish out some ticket fighting advice.

While he generally has the right idea, some of his information is mildly inaccurate.

‘Can Police Mail Tickets?’ Local Magazine Answers

Time Out Chicago, a weekly mag where local scenesters normally find the bleeding edge, painfully hip, bars, restaurants, clubs and other hot spots in the city, weighs in with some parking ticket wisdom this past issue.

In their weekly column, “Around Town–What’s up with that?” some dude named Matt wants to know if it’s legit when a parking violation is received by mail, but never received the original ticket on his car. “Can police just send tickets in the mail without warning?,” asks Matt.

Regular readers to The Expired Meter know the answer and that is…of course they can. That’s why the city sends out violation notices after the initial ticket.

The magazine, talks to police spokesperson Anne Dwyer, who explains that sometimes tickets will blow off in the wind, and that’ why the city also sends a violation notice in the mail.

Windy Citizen, Geek Teamup For A Week

Come join the Parking Ticket Geek over at Windy Citizen for a week of fun and parking ticket advice.

The Geek is flabbergasted and sincerely honored the friendly folks at WC, one of Chicago’s premier reader directed news websites, has asked the intellectually challenged Geek to answer parking ticket questions this week.

Readers are encouraged to submit their questions and the Geek will choose to answer one or two of the most unique questions every day.