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Ticketbuster: Third time's the charm on erroneous D.C. parking ticket

A federal employee and Ticketbuster each failed before finally getting a plainly erroneous parking ticket overturned.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 06:10am EST

Why reporting a broken parking meter may not help you

Every parking meter in the District of Columbia has a sticker on it that tells drivers to report a broken meter by calling 311, but one man tells WTOP Ticketbuster that operators aren't properly trained and drivers need to beware.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 04:26pm EST

Morningside asked to review speed cameras

Del. Aisha Braveboy calls for an independent review of the speed cameras on Suitland Road in Morningside, Md.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 07:54am EST

Adjudication for D.C. ticket goes on 2 years

A D.C. resident fighting a ticket since early 2012 tells WTOP TicketBuster he's fed up with delays and angry his ticket has been before an appeals board without resolution for almost two years.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 04:39am EST

WTOP Ticketbuster: Right-turn-on-red tickets create confusion

Red-light cameras are common in Maryland, Virginia and the District, but many drivers complained to WTOP Ticketbuster about a specific kind of ticket in 2013.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 07:55am EST

Parking tickets thrown out after glitch found in machine

Last week, a District of Columbia man who works in Silver Spring received two tickets in three days, the result of a glitch at a pay terminal.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 04:30am EST

TicketBuster: Same vanity plate in two states results in confusing ticket

A McLean, Va., driver received a confusing speed camera ticket from D.C. which had his vanity plate listed for a vehicle that didn't belong to him.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 07:15am EST

Traffic signs causing confusion in Montgomery County

A speed camera on Germantown Road in Darnestown is legal, but a speed limit sign next to it is causing confusion.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 05:31am EST

Arlington man wants D.C. agencies criminally charged over bad ticket

A retired Air Force veteran who has fought an erroneous parking ticket for more than a year now wants D.C. prosecutors to charge the ticket writer and the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 05:37am EST

Drivers' videos show Morningside speed-camera problems

A WTOP Ticketbuster investigation has uncovered serious questions about the accuracy of a speed camera on Suitland Road in Morningside, Md.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 05:54am EST
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Bizarre ticket issued to license plate dead since 2004

One man received a ticket in D.C. -- for a plate that hasn't been issued to anyone for nine years.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 06:15am EST

D.C. driver facing $905 in fines will file complaint against officer

One month later, D.C. police are still not saying much about a bizarre traffic stop near Eastern Market that resulted in six tickets and $905 in fines, other than that the department will only investigate the incident if the driver files a complaint against the officer.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 03:05pm EST

Routine traffic stop ends in $905 in fines

Last Tuesday, D.C. driver Anna Russell was pulled over for a routine traffic stop and ended up receiving six tickets.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 11:57am EDT

D.C. woman's tax refund partially withheld over 2002 ticket

Last month, D.C. resident Tanya M. Topolewski expected to receive a refund check for $500. Instead, she got $300, along with a letter stating the rest was being withheld for a "DMV offset" -- an unpaid ticket.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 01:03pm EDT

Woman issued erroneous D.C. ticket for valid visitor parking pass

While D.C. residents and visitors from Maryland and Virginia try to understand the latest twists in the District's visitor parking program, there still may be confusion about the new rules among city employees.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:27am EDT

Bill to amend D.C. ticket appeals before council committee

At a DMV hearing on Tuesday debate centered on how to fix the adjudication system that many drivers feel is cumbersome and unfair.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 12:40pm EDT
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Ticket error blocks Md. woman from renewing registration

When most pay a speed camera ticket, they expect everything is done and the case is closed. But one Maryland woman found she couldn't re-register a car more than a month after paying her ticket and came to WTOP TicketBuster for help.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 04:33am EDT

College Park driver found guilty on speed cam ticket, fines waived

A man who received a speeding ticket from a speed camera that was later relocated was found guilty of speeding but a judge suspended all fines associated with the ticket.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 03:42pm EDT

Charles County speed cameras turn back on Monday

The switch will go back on Monday for three speed cameras in Charles County that have been offline since late July.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 10:56pm EDT

College Park moves speed camera after WTOP investigation

Two weeks after a WTOP TicketBuster investigation uncovered questions about the fairness of a speed camera at 3300 Metzerott Road, the City of College Park has moved the camera east to clear up any confusion.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 05:36am EDT
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