An Ohio-based appeals court has ruled that the method of using chalk to measure possible parking infractions is unconstitutional. Citing a violation of the Fourth Amendment (unlawful search), cities must now find a way to replace the method.

Experts say it shouldn’t be too hard to change the tracking methods to something as simple as taking a photo. Not marking the car would prevent cities from violating the amendment AND continue to cash in on the revenues that the infractions usually bring into the city.

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