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Ticketbuster: Two years and counting in wait for bad-ticket refund

A Northern Virginia man who fought his ticket and won his case in June 2012 waited nearly two years to get the refund check he was promised in eight to 10 weeks, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 05:18am EDT

D.C. program to catch bad tickets is not working properly

Two years after the District of Columbia began the TicPix program to catch erroneous parking tickets, a top official admits it has not worked as planned.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 04:34am EST

D.C. officials admit problems with ticket writers, hearing examiners

Two D.C. officials say they believe a case recently profiled on WTOP Ticketbuster highlights problems at the Department of Public Works and Department of Motor Vehicles where innocent drivers are forced to pay tickets incorrectly.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 04:37am EST

D.C. withholds more than $10K in refunds for bad tickets

More than $10,000 the District of Columbia officials owe in refunds to drivers who were wrongly ticketed throughout the past five years hasn't been paid, according to documents obtained by ABC7 On Your Side.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:35am EST

Nearly identical plates causing major hassle for Virginia woman

Two jurisdictions have very different responses after a woman gets an erroneous ticket.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 10:39am EST

App will help fight parking tickets

There seems to be an app for everything these days, and soon there will be one to fight bad parking tickets.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 04:58pm EST

Lawmakers seek to restore trust in speed cameras

A measure would create an ombudsman in each county and town that would serve as a customer service liaison between police and drivers.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 04:41am EST

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
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