I hold that 90% of all parking tickets are never written – That is, most violations go unnoticed by enforcement staff. The chances of being caught if you don’t pay, except in some high enforcement areas, is 1 in 10.
However Mike Klein, head of the Albany Parking Authority noted that at least one person was concerned about a citation, didn’t have the proper number of coins or maybe just plain honest. Here is what his staff found stuffed in the coin slot of a standard single space meter.
Hey Bobra, can meters handle this kind of abuse?