A white curb can be meant to designate several different things depending on the laws of the city or town, like a passenger load and unload zone or a reserved spot for police or fire department vehicles. White curbs ofte... More »

While parking laws vary from city to city, most state that drivers must park within 12 inches of the curb with both tires parallel to the curb when parking on the street. Failure to do so often results in a citation, esp... More »

In the United States, the laws concerning riding in the front seat of cars are collectively referred to as child passenger safety laws. The federal government recommends all states to have laws restricting the ability of... More »

When a car is impounded by police, the police department often issues an official notice to the vehicle owner. Some police departments mail a notice of impoundment to the registered car owner's address, if the car was im... More »

Although laws and procedures differ by jurisdiction for when the police tow a car, some police departments contacts the vehicle's owner after storing the vehicle in a lot. Owners reclaim their impounded vehicles when the... More »

Parking restrictions and enforcement involving fire hydrants varies by city. Many cities, including New York City and Seattle, state that vehicles must remain clear of fire hydrants by at least 15 feet, with steep fines ... More »

The Traffic Engineering department of the state, county, city or local agency is responsible for traffic light design, as noted by the Federal Highways Administration. The most commonly referenced materials for traffic a... More »

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