What Is the Fine for Parking in a Handicapped Parking Spot in Lake Dallas, Texas?


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The fine for parking in or blocking a handicapped parking spot in the state of Texas is $511, as of 2015. The fine increased to $511 in 2010 from its previous level of $255, according to WFAA8, an ABC affiliate in Texas.

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The fine is steeper for a person adjudged guilty of misusing a disabled parking placard, which is a placard indicating a person’s validity to park in handicapped parking spots, according to the Texas Department for Motor Vehicles. The fine for misuse of a disabled parking placard is up to $1,250. Up to 50 hours of community service may also be ordered.

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