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New Disability Parking Laws Go Into Effect Thursday

New Disability Parking Laws Go Into Effect Thursday

A new Illinois law narrowing the use of disability parking placards went into effect on Jan. 1, but Chicago will begin enforcement on Thursday. Read »

Monday, Jul 23, 2012 at 4:23 PM
By Mitchell Grogg

New Law to Put Brakes on Parking Placard Abuse

New law provides for license revocation for using a deceased person's parking placard. Read »

Thursday, Dec 15, 2011 at 2:31 PM
By Lisa Balde

Cops Crack Down on Disability Parking Abuse

"They're stealing from the taxpayers and they're denying individuals who are truly disabled." Read »

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