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Posted at 4:12 PM ET, 08/11/2010

U.Va. giving parking offenders the boot

By Washington Post editors

The University of Virginia is cracking down on parking offenders who don't pay their fines.

Beginning Aug. 16, U.Va.'s Department of Parking and Transportation will use “traffic boots” to immobilize the vehicles of motorists who owe multiple parking fines. Removing the devices will cost $50, in addition to the fines.

Parking and Transportation Director Rebecca White said Wednesday that more than 1,500 vehicle owners owe a total $265,000 in delinquent parking fines since July 2009. Two vehicle owners each owe more than $3,000.

White says university officials hope the crackdown will persuade offenders to settle delinquent fines before they get out of hand.

--Associated Press

By Washington Post editors  | August 11, 2010; 4:12 PM ET
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation, Virginia  
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