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In Madrid, You'll Pay More For Parking If You Drive A Gas-Guzzler

In Madrid, You'll Pay More For Parking If You Drive A Gas-Guzzler

Tuesday marked the beginning of a new chapter in the long history of Madrid. The big change had nothing to do with freshly built schools or hydroponic gardens or high-end gastropubs and everything to do with parking meters. READ: We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks: What's Taking So Long For The Jeep Grand... read more

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Fixed parking ticket app

Need To Fight A Parking Ticket? A New App Can Go To Court For You

It's a beautiful day, the birds are chirping, the cars with the boom are booming softly in the distance. And then you see it: a bright orange parking ticket jammed beneath... read more January 16, 2014 by 


 
Ford Fusion Energi charging.

Electric Car Adoption Lagging Because Drivers Have Nowhere To Park & Charge Them

Sales of electric cars are slowly picking up, but fans of vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and the Tesla Model S often wonder why the numbers aren't improving faster. A new... read more November 13, 2013 by 


 
parking - How to Park: the Must-Read Manual for Teen Drivers

Teach Your Teen How To Park A Car

Your teen is driving now? Congratulations or apologies, either way. It's not the most eagerly anticipated parental role--getting involved in a teenager’s required... read more October 12, 2013 by 


 
Inrix Park may soon make life for urban-dwellers easier

Traffic Service INRIX Can Help You Find A Parking Spot, Too

The way drivers travel from Point A to Point B has changed a lot in the past decade. That's largely thanks to satellite navigation systems, found our cars' dashboards and on... read more January 10, 2013 by  0


 
Parkmobile

Parkmobile & Allstate Join Forces To Simplify Car Ownership

If you spend time navigating city traffic, you may have already experienced the Parkmobile app, which lets you pay for parking via your smartphone. This week, the company... read more November 21, 2012 by  0


 
Angry teen driver

Think Texting While Parked Is Safe? Think Again, Buddy

Texting and driving is bad: you know it, we know it, Ray LaHood knows it. But texting while parked isn't always such a great idea, either -- especially in crowded urban... read more March 26, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Nissan Rogue

2012 Nissan Rogue: Around View Monitor Makes Parallel Parking Easier

How often do drivers pass up a parking space because it looks a little too hard to get into? It isn’t only younger drivers that have a problem with parallel parking... read more November 15, 2011 by  0


 
Baltimore parking meter  -  flickr user daquella_manera

Saskatoon Parking Meter "Cheating Glitch" Too Expensive To Fix

According to an article published in the SaskatoonStar Phoenix over the weekend, a programming error in the City of Saskatoon's parking meters allows drivers to park free... read more September 19, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

San Francisco Tries New Text-To-Park Service

While most of us around here love driving, parking can be a pain. Looping through different lots in search of an open spot can drive one nuts. Luckily for motorists in San... read more September 15, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Find A Parking Spot Via Texting In San Francisco

Has finding a parking garage with open spots become a headache? It's about to get a lot easier for people in San Francisco with a new text-messaging service. The new service... read more September 15, 2011 by  3


 
BMW X5 Parking Fail

What's Your Worst Parking Lot Incident? #YouTellUs [NSFW]

We have an epidemic on our hands: bad driving in parking lots. People seem to either drive too fast, fail to let people back out of spaces safely, or maybe they just think... read more June 14, 2011 by  2


 
free parking  -  flickr user alancleaver_2000

Disabled Parking Stickers: Abuse Skyrockets

If you’re like me, you seethe beneath the surface every time you see an able-bodied person use a blue or red disabled parking placard to take up the best, closest... read more May 31, 2011 by  3


 
Parking lot

Skirting The Law: Disabled Parking Abuse On The Rise

In cash-strapped California, scofflaws parking illegally by using disabled parking placards when they’re perfectly able-bodied are in for a rude awakening. Sting... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


 
free parking  -  flickr user alancleaver_2000

Cash-Strapped Cities Hoping For More Income From Parking Buildings

Cities throughout the nation are facing budget issues and left scrambling for ways of increasing revenue. For some, that means turning a focus toward making more money from... read more May 25, 2011 by  0


 
2007 Saturn VUE I4

Family Car Tip: Keeping Your Car Rodent-Free

It’s no laughing matter when hungry rodents – rats, squirrels, even raccoons – start chewing the wiring on the family car. Those burned by this expensive... read more April 1, 2011 by  4


 

 
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