DC Cashing in on Snow-Covered Parking Meters

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    NBCWashington.com

    Can't reach a parking meter to feed it? Prepare to pay a ticket. Parking enforcement can reach your windshield to leave a ticket.

    Yes, D.C. is back to ticketing for unfed meters.

    D.C. warned drivers that even snow-covered parking meters need love, too. So you'd better get your coins into those slots.

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    A warning for D.C. drivers: If you can see the parking meter through all that snow, you must feed it -- or face a fine.

    Of course, digging out the meters yourself may be tricky. There's nowhere to put the snow, and D.C.'s frowning on shoveling snow back onto plowed roads.

    Parking meter rules are in effect in every part of the city, including new Saturday restrictions, officials said. So look closely at the parking signs to make sure you're not parking illegally.
     

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