“D.C. issues record $1 billion in traffic and parking tickets, AAA calls it ‘predatory'”

“D.C. has long been considered one of the most onerous places in the country for traffic fines, seeing a steady climb year to year in tickets issued and revenue generated. But recently the District broke into stunning new territory, issuing more than $1 billion in tickets in just three years…

Nearly three million motorists were on the receiving end of traffic and parking citations last year, totaling $375 million. In a study comparing the nation’s 25 largest metro areas, D.C. had the highest traffic fines per capita by a long shot at $170 per person, the next closest, Chicago, was $101…”

https://wjla.com/features/7-on-your-side/dc-issues-a-record-1-billion-in-traffic-and-parking-tickets

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