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Parking Quiz: Your Car's Towed. Now What?

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 LaBua, to dish out weekly tips on navigating the ins and outs of city parking.

Last week's parking quiz raised a lot of questions and concerns about just what the heck to do once your car's been towed. How do you get it back? Are you sure it's been towed? David La Bua has crafted a handy flowchart (to be revealed in a few hours) and quiz to help you through tough times. Answers after lunch!

Parking Quiz Answers: Was Your Car Towed or Stolen?

Earlier today, our parking guru David La Bua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, asked which happens more in our fair city: getting your car towed, or stolen? The answers are revealed below, and Mr. La Bua's got some good and bad news for you car drivers. What did you guess?


1) How many cars are towed per year in San Francisco?
    A) 700 
    B) 7,000
    C) 70,000
    D) 700,000
    E) 7,000,000

2) How many cars are stolen per year in San Francisco?
    A) 600 
    B) 6000
    C) 60,000
    D) 600,000
    E) 6,000,000

Answers:

Parking Quiz: Where Did Your Car Disappear To?

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.

"Where is my car?", you ask yourself when you can't seem to find it in the spot you last left it. If it's really not there and your memory isn't failing you after all, it's either been stolen or towed. But which occurs more often in San Francisco? David La Bua calls this quiz "SF Cars Stolen vs. Towed: The Good, the Bad, and the City". Take this double quiz and write your answers in the comments...we'll post the answers in a few hours!

1) How many cars are towed per year in San Francisco?

Thanksgiving Parking Tips From Parking Guru, David La Bua

While you're traveling about town this Thanksgiving weekend, know all the ins and outs of holiday parking so you don't get stuck with a nasty ticket on your windshield. David LaBua, author of city parking manual Finding the Sweet Spot, has all the info you'll need.

Parking Quiz Answer! Finding & Avoiding Red Light Cameras in SF

A bit ago, parking guru David La Bua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, asked you guys to guess how many red light cameras there are in the city, plus a bonus question of how long red lights actually last. Did you guess correctly?

How many red light camera intersections are there in SF?

A) 2
 
B) 4
 
C) 24
 
D) 42
 
E) 142

Bonus Question (Essay): How long does the typical red light last?

Parking Quiz: How Many Red Light Cameras Exist in SF?

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.

Running red lights. We all do it because we're impatient, even though it's kind of a death wish. Getting stuck with a ticket from a red light camera's no picnic either, so take this quiz (plus a bonus question!) to avoid one of the nasty slips of paper. Check back later, because we'll post the answers in a few hours!

How many red light camera intersections are there in SF?

Parking Quiz Answer! How to Reserve Your Very Own Parking Spot in SF

A few hours ago, our parking guy David La Bua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, challenged you guys to guess just what it takes to reserve your own parking spot in the city. The surprising answer is revealed below!

How Much Should You Expect to Spend on a Reserved Parking Spot in SF?
A)   $0 per month because I’m special

B)   $400 per month in a private garage

C)   $200 per month in a city owned garage

D)   $125 per month in a city owned garage if I’m a carpool

E)   $75 per month for a motorcycle in a city owned garage

F)    All of the above

Parking Quiz: How to Reserve Your Very Own Parking Spot

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.

If you have to be at a regular place at a specific time each day or even one day a week and it’s typically a hassle finding parking, then this tip is for you. But you have to guess first! Check back in a few hours for the real answer.

Parking Quiz Answer! Which SF Parking Citation Is the Most Expensive?

Earlier this morning, our parking guy David La Bua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, challenged you guys to guess which parking violation in SF gets you the costliest ticket. Did you guess correctly?

What is the Most Expensive SF Parking Citation?

A) Parking in a bus zone

B) Misuse of a disabled placard

C) Parking on City Hall Steps

D) Parking on railroad tracks

E) Driving through and parking a parade route

F) Parking less than 15 feet from a fire station

Parking Quiz: What is the Most Expensive SF Parking Citation?

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.

Not all parking tickets were created equal. If you've got a car, you've got to know what your pocketbook is facing. Take this quiz to find out what parking ticket in SF will cost you the most dough. Check back at 2:30 pm for the answers!

What is the Most Expensive SF Parking Citation?

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