The Simpsons episode "The City of New York Vs. Homer Simpson" is pretty outdated at this point, but in one small way it's about to become slightly more relevant: The city is reintroducing the boot for cars with too many tickets. The problem before was that people could break them off too easily, but a company called PayLock says it has a more secure model. They didn't say anything about just driving away with the thing still attached, though.
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