There’s Finally An App To Help You Beat Unfair Parking Tickets

There’s Finally An App To Help You Beat Unfair Parking Tickets
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This epic new app, Fixed, aims to help people fact check and troubleshoot all their vehicle tickets. Created by David Hegarty, his desperation bubbled over when he walked out of the San Francisco Metro Parking Authority, having just paid off four tickets, only to see two more on his windshield.

Hegarty told the  Daily Dot:

“I nearly screamed,” Hegarty said in an email to the Daily Dot. “The tickets were complete bullsh*t, and I knew they had been erroneously issued. So I figured out how to contest them, collected my evidence, and submitted my appeal. I won both.”

A few short months later, the beta for the app was running. When a user gets a ticket, a quick photo uploaded to the Fixed server starts the process.

Fixed identifies the violation and suggests the most common mistakes and predicts the likelihood of the ticket being overturned.

The app hopes to earn money on commission from successfully overturned tickets, and operates as a medium for filing the paperwork to challenge the ticket.

The app will work increasingly well with more participation and the larger data input corresponding, and hopes to become better equipped to challenge more fines.

Hegarty doesn’t blame the public servants for giving out erroneous tickets, instead blaming the stupidly complicated legal codes.

“There are a 1,000 different parking rules, they are horrifically hard to understand, and the parking wardens have to make (hundreds) of decisions each day under pretty stressful conditions.

No wonder they make mistakes. We’re here to give you a voice and make sure you get treated fairly.”

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H/T: Daily Dot, Photos Courtesy: Get Fixed

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