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Atlanta car booting practices may finally get the boot

The city of Atlanta is discussing legislation that would change the requirements for booting vehicles.
The city of Atlanta is discussing legislation that would change the requirements for booting vehicles.

Want to give car booting companies the boot? There’s a public meeting for that.

An Atlanta City Council committee will soon hold a public meeting to discuss changes that should make drivers happier.

If approved, the legislation would amend the city's code to lower the fees charged by booting companies to remove devices; reduce the response time to remove boots; and require employees to wear company uniforms and use self-release boots. It would also create uniform signage to be posted on private property where the devices are used, a press release said.

The meeting will be held June 1 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue SW. This is the second work session on the topic.


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