Asked in Traffic Violations and Tickets
Traffic Violations and Tickets
Do you still have to insert coins into a parking meter if it is broken?
Is it legal to park alongside a parking meter that is broken?
You can park at a meter that is broken, as long as the meter isn't "bagged" pending repair. If it is not bagged, you might also phone the number on the meter to report that it is broken. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Math and Arithmetic
Who would you contact regarding parking meter keys?
You should contact the transportation department for the city where the parking meter is located. They will be able to transfer you to the parking authority, who should have the keys to the parking meter. ...
Asked in Canadian Coins
What types of coins are accepted in a Canadian parking meter?
According to the Canadian Counsel they encourage the use of Canadian coin as well as US coins. The use of US coins makes no sense because it holds no value in Canada. ...
Is it illegal for someone to tie a giraffe to a parking meter in Chicago?
No, but I am sure if you tried to die a giraffe to a parking meter, you would be asked to move it. ...
What state was the first parking meter installed in?
The world's first installed parking meter was in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on July 16, 1935 ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Inventions
When was the first parking meter?
The parking meter was originally invented by Carlton Cole Magee, the head of Oklahoma City's Chamber of Commerce, in response to growing parking congestion. Magee filed for a patent for a "coin controlled parking meter"on 13 May 1935. He then formed the Magee-Hale Park-O-Meter Company to manufacture his invention. The first parking meter in the world was installed in Oklahoma City, USA, on 19 July 1935. It is estimated that there are now over five million parking meters in the USA. England...
Asked in Airports
Where is the parking meter situated in East Midland Airport?
Parking meters are at the parking lot entrances. There are numerous levels of parking here. Express parking, prestige parking, prestige limousine pickup, and short and long park passes. ...