Officials: More than 130 cars towed in DC during snow emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in the District of Columbia say more than 100 people who didn't heed their warnings to move vehicles from snow emergency routes got towed.

Officials had warned people not to park on snow emergency routes after 7 a.m. Tuesday so that plows could clear the roadways. But officials said Tuesday afternoon that they had ticketed and towed 132 vehicles since the snow emergency began.

Officials had said that vehicles could be ticketed $250 if they were parked on snow emergency routes, which are marked, and owners charged $100 in towing. There is also a $20 per day storage fee for the cars.

The snow emergency was lifted as of 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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