Court Rules Tire Chalking by Parking Enforcement Unconstitutional
Article from The Washington Post by Fred Barbash.
The decision, while undoubtedly bringing joy to parking scofflaws everywhere, could cost some cities money, either from lost revenue or having to install meters where none exist.
On the other hand, as Fourth Amendment expert Orin Kerr of the University of Southern California law school tweeted, it “seems easy enough these days for parking enforcers to just take a photo of the car, or even just a close-up photo of the tire, rather than chalk it. . . . No 4A issues then.”
Read the entire article at The Washington Post.
Image Credit: By Alex Proimos from Sydney, Australia (N.Y.C. Dept of Finance: Parking Violations) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons