parking ticket


: a piece of paper that officially tells someone that he or she has parked a vehicle illegally or for too long and will have to pay a fine

Examples of parking ticket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Given what’s going on in colleges today, what Reggie supposedly did wrong was a parking ticket. Nick Canepa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Nov. 2023 Visible from a highway, the aircraft — one of the world’s largest cargo plans, with a Russian flag painted on its tail fin and a blue stripe running the length of its 226-foot white body — has been a curiosity here, drawing attention for racking up a sky-high airport parking ticket. Amanda Coletta, Washington Post, 9 Nov. 2023 Accountants get asked about taxes, lawyers about how to get out of that parking ticket. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 25 Nov. 2023 Los Angeles Times Looking to avoid a parking ticket? Helen Li, Los Angeles Times, 6 Sep. 2023 When it was installed four years later outside of the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany, a traffic warden gave it a parking ticket. Joshua Glass, New York Times, 20 Oct. 2023 How to fight your parking ticket at the Supreme Court There's fighting city hall − and then there's fighting city hall all the way to the Supreme Court. John Fritze, USA TODAY, 5 Sep. 2023 The predatory nature of the system is clear when a $50 parking ticket can balloon to $200 within a year due to compounding late fees. Rodney Williams, Fortune, 9 Aug. 2023 In some parking scams, the consumer pays through the fake code but ends up with a parking ticket or even being towed for nonpayment — which only adds to the misery and money lost to such scams. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 28 July 2023 See More

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“Parking ticket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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