Booting Up: Campuses Clamp Down on Violators

This article looks at the growing use of boots, also known as wheel locks or automobile immobilizers, as a parking enforcement option on college and university campuses. The article discusses parking enforcement practices in general, the advantages of booting over towing, and legal issues associated with booting. Included is a sidebar article on the origins of the first automobile wheel lock, commonly known as the Denver Boot.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 38-42
  • Serial:
    • Parking
    • Volume: 48
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: National Parking Association
    • ISSN: 0031-2193

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01141312
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 29 2009 4:40PM