Excerpt from WXYZ Detroit

ROSEVILLE, Mich. (WXYZ) – Did you know you could get fined for heating up your car? One man’s parking ticket has gone viral, with thousands of views after he was ticketed for heating up his car in his own driveway.

Taylor Trupiano says he’s still shaking his head over a parking ticket he got on his own property.

“I thought it was some kind of joke at first, and then I was thrown back by it,” he said. “I was really surprised.”


The ticket was for leaving the keys in the ignition with the motor running and no one around. Trupiano said he was only doing something many people in Michigan do during the winter.

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