Parking Placards

Handicapped Parking

Governor Signs Laws To Crack Down On Disabled Parking Fraud

Illinois is increasing penalties for those who misuse parking placards and license plates for the disabled.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Handicapped Parking

White Seeking New Ways To Crack Down On Disabled Parking Abuse

Amid recent reports of widespread abuse, Secretary of State Jesse White is looking for ways crack down on those who illegally use handicapped placards or license plates to get free parking.

WBBM Newsradio–01/19/2012

Handicapped Parking

Emanuel Proposes Crackdown On Bogus Use Of Disabled Placards

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to crack down on motorists who abuse disability placards, illegally parking in disabled spots or parking all day for free at metered locations.


Someone used this fake Chicago Fire Department parking permit to park illegally in the striped-off area next to a handicapped parking spot near the Chicago Air & Water Show. (Credit: CBS)

City Probes Firefighters’ Use Of Unofficial Parking Permits

The Chicago Fire Department has launched an internal investigation into the use of unofficial parking placards, which are being used by firefighters from at least two firehouses in the city.

CBS 2–09/06/2011