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Parking ticket (CBS)

After Grace Period, Crackdown Begins On Free Parking For The Disabled

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley went to find out if drivers are living up to the law.

01/16/2014

Disabled symbol. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Disabled Man’s Wife Wrongly Ticketed For Using Handicap Placard

A woman who drives her husband to dialysis treatments received a ticket when she walked back to her car alone. But she did nothing wrong, advocates for the disabled say. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.

11/30/2012

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Elderly Woman’s Missing Handicapped Placard Found, Man Charged With Unlawful Use

It’s been more than two years since a 73-year-old Chicago woman lost her handicapped parking placard. But police say they found it over the weekend, in a car belonging to a healthy, 35-year-old man.

09/18/2012

Josie Nordman says it's not fair her family's car was towed from a disabled parking spot. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Disabled Teen’s Vehicle Towed From Handicapped Parking Spot

Able-bodied drivers are parking illegally in handicapped spaces at one Chicago retail site. Yet a family with a disabled daughter had their car towed, even though the vehicle had a legitimate placard in the windshield.

06/06/2011