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86 tickets issued, 31 vehicles towed after parking on BG snow route

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Almost one hundred people in Bowling Green are paying the price for parking in a snow route during this week's heavy snow fall.

13abc's Christine Long is in BG with one reason why it's important to pay attention to snow emergencies.

Bowling Green Police issued 86 parking tickets and towed 31 vehicles in the past two days for parking in designated snow streets.

The parking ticket cost $20.

For those who also had their vehicle towed, that was an additional $95 fee.

Lt. Brad Biller says this winter there is no leniency.

"We have taken a relatively strong enforcement stance as a result of some of the problems that we've had in the past," says Lt. Biller.

Bowling Green issued a snow emergency Wednesday at 10 a.m.. That meant all vehicles were to be removed from roads designated as snow streets by noon -- two hours later -- so the plows could get to work.

"It's to provide not only for the safety of the people that are driving, but also for the people that are trying to clear that snow," says Lt. Biller.

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