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Username: Doug

Post Number: 3
Registered: 08-2003
Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2003 - 11:13 am:   

I know that it's illegal to park within 15 feet of an intersection, but how does this apply to T-intersections? Where are you allowed to along the through street?

Username: Todd

Post Number: 169
Registered: 01-2002
Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2003 - 02:00 pm:   

Its actually within 20 feet of a crosswalk and 30 feet of a stop sign. It is unlawful to park in an intersection. A T-intersection is an intersection and it would be unlawful to park within it.

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Username: Frisco

Post Number: 2
Registered: 07-2003
Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2003 - 02:58 pm:   

If that is the case, it is a very common violation in my neighborhood. Just out of curiosity - how many citations has the FPD issued for this violation in the past year? Does the FPD only act as a result of a citizen complaint? Are the statistics of all violations issued by the FPD available for review by the general public?

Username: Todd

Post Number: 170
Registered: 01-2002
Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2003 - 03:35 pm:   

Probably none. If the parking does not constitute a significant traffic hazard, the officers wouldn't routinely enforce it. Its sort of like parking left wheels to the curb. It is a violation and if the vehicle is struck, it would be noted that the parked vehicle was illegally parked. Given the gravity of more serious traffic violations that we experience, I would prefer that officers focus on infractions that create a greater hazard.

We do respond to requests from citizens for assistance in matters such as this, but I think in most neighborhoods, it may not be a big problem. If you would like for an officer to contact you and look into your specific situation, feel free to call 972.335.5505 or email me and I can have someone check it out.

A Public information request would need to be filed with specific information, such as date range and what violations you were looking for. You can make that request to Teresa at

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