Jesse White’s Disability Parking Sting Kicks Off Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st for Chicago Area Malls

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White’s Secretary of State Police will conduct a parking sting to crack down on holiday shoppers who violate the Parking Program for Persons with Disabilities, Friday, November 29th, Saturday, November 30th and Sunday, December 1st from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Last year, more than 160 citations were issued to those violating the Parking Program for Persons with Disabilities. Drivers caught misusing a placard face a six-month driver’s license suspension and $500 fine. Repeat violators will face a one-year driver’s license suspension and $1,000 fine for a second offense, and a $1,000 fine plus a one-year driver’s license revocation for the third or subsequent offenses. The fine for parking in an accessible parking space without a parking placard or disability license plates can be as much $350.