Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Judge Tosses Parking Fines.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Garrett Ordower Journal Staff Writer

* Poorly marked spaces blamed for shoppers getting tickets at Sears

When Brenda Douglass returned to her parked car near the Sears, Roebuck and Co. store recently, she found a surprise a $110 ticket for illegal parking in a handicapped space.

When Douglass went to court to contest the ticket, two other people were on the docket who had received tickets in the same area at Coronado Center. After showing the judge pictures she had taken of her space, all three tickets were dismissed.

Handicapped designations in that area are unclear because not every space has an upright sign and pavement markings are fading. …

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