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Parking Quiz Answer: Which Violation Makes SF the Most Money Each Year?

A few hours ago, parking know-it-all David LaBua, author of parking bible Finding the Sweet Spot, dared you to guess which parking mistake makes our fair city of San Francisco millions of dollars per year.

Question: What is the most frequently cited parking violation in San Francisco?

A) Meter violations. 

B) Street sweeping violations

C) Double parking by commercial trucks

D) Parking your vehicle in the wrong direction

E) None of the above

Parking Quiz: Which Parking Violation Makes SF the Most Money?

It's no secret that parking in the city is a bitch. So we've enlisted local parking guru and author of Finding the Sweet Spot, David La Bua, to dish out weekly tips on navigating the ins and outs of city parking.

Question: What is the most frequently cited parking violation in San Francisco?

Parking Quiz Answer! How To Park Downtown

A few hours ago our parking guru David LaBua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, provided you with a little parking quiz about the secret to easy downtown parking. Here's the solution to a new era of stress-free commuting to work!

Parking Quiz: Downtown Parking

It's no secret that parking in the city is a bitch. So we've enlisted local parking guru and author of Finding the Sweet Spot, David La Bua, to dish out weekly tips on navigating the ins and outs of city parking.

For those of you who work downtown and commute by car, listen up: there are more parking spots out there than you know about. We'll post about where they are and how to spot them in a few hours, but for now, test your parking IQ with this quiz (we'll post the answer to the quiz in a bit as well).

What percentage of moving traffic in the SF business districts are drivers searching for curbside parking?

How to Navigate Multiple Signs on One Post: Answers Revealed!

A couple of hours ago our parking guru David LaBua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, provided you with a parking quiz. Here, he explains how to avoid getting a ticket when multiple signs inhabit one post.

Says David:
Multiple signs on one signpost can be confusing and are worthy of an extra moment of review. In this example, you’ll learn what a difference a few inches can make. If approached methodically, you can be sure that you won’t get a ticket or be towed. Let’s break this multi-restriction signpost down one sign at a time, clockwise, from the top left.

Parking Quiz: Navigating Multiple Signs on One Post

It's no secret that parking in the city is a bitch. So we've enlisted local parking guru and author of Finding the Sweet Spot, David La Bua, to dish out weekly tips on navigating the ins and outs of city parking.

Question: It’s Tuesday at 2:15 p.m., and you park to the right of this multi-signed post.  Can you park here safely without being ticketed or towed?

For extra credit, and five bonus points: 
When can you park here for more than one hour? 

 

What's the Mother of All Parking Rules? The Answer Has Come!

Earlier, our parking guru David LaBua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, hinted at a parking rule so unknown that even a lifelong resident of San Francisco probably couldn't name it. Did you guess what it was? The answer can save you hundreds in parking ticket fees!

Parking Quiz: The Mother of All Parking Rules

It's no secret that parking in the city is a bitch. So we've enlisted local parking guru and author of Finding the Sweet Spot, David La Bua, to dish out weekly tips on navigating the ins and outs of city parking.

There are more than 23,000 parking meters, 200,000 traffic signs, 1,100 traffic signals, and 880 miles of lane lines on the streets of San Francisco. It’s no wonder that navigating and parking in our city can be frustrating, and receiving parking tickets has become just a part of daily SF life.

Labor Day Parking Quiz Answers!

 

We tested your street smarts IQ earlier today with a pop quiz on Labor Day Parking rules.  How'd ya do? The answer, from local parking guru David LaBua (author of Finding the Sweet Spot), is below.

Q: Are the parking rules in effect on the streets of San Francisco for Labor Day?

San Francisco Parking: A Pop Quiz

It's no secret that parking in the city is a bitch. So we've enlisted local parking guru and author of Finding the Sweet Spot David La Bua to dish out weekly tips on navigating the ins and outs of city parking. 

For our inaugural post, we're starting out with a little pop quiz on SF parking. Add your answers as comments below and then check back at 2:30 today to see how you did!

Question: Can I park at a metered spot in San Francisco if the parking meter is broken?

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