DC Blizzard Parking Tickets: $1M In Blizzard Fines

Published: January 28, 2016

DC Blizzard Parking Tickets: $1M In Blizzard Fines, A snow emergency is still in place in D.C., although local government offices opened on time Tuesday.

That means those parked on streets designated as snow emergency routes are still being fined $250.

Parking is banned on these routes to allow unimpeded curb-to-curb salting or plowing.

According to NBC 4’s Mark Segraves, 572 cars have been towed and 3,157 tickets have been issued since the start of the blizzard last week. Fees and fines associated with illegal parking during the storm (towing fee is $100, impound fee is $25) have added up to about $846,450.

DC Snow Emergency remains in effect. cars still being ticketed & towed. 572 cars towed. 3,157 tickets issued. Total fees & fines: $846,450

— Mark Segraves (@SegravesNBC4) January 26, 2016

According to Segraves, the District’s Department of Public Works is also advising residents who have been towed to bring a shovel to the impound lot to dig themselves out.

If you’re going to DC impound lot to recover your car that was towed, bring a shovel. @DCDPW advises you’ll have to dig your car out.

— Mark Segraves (@SegravesNBC4) January 26, 2016

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