By Chris Haire
Soon enough, broken meters will no longer be the bane of frustrated drivers looking for parking.
On Monday, Jan. 1, a new state law will go into effect that will allow motorists to park at inoperable meters without being ticketed – which proponents say protects drivers from unfair fines and will help businesses.
And a law that opponents say strips cities of autonomy.
“The practice of unfairly exacting fines on residents stops with this measure,” said Assemblywom an Blanca Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, who authored the bill.
Added Seal Beach Councilwoman Sandra Massa Levitt, “It’s not the fault of the motorist if the meter is [READ MORE HERE]
Source: OC Register Sports