I need help to avoid parking tickets

Parking ticket fines represent more than 2 billion dollars per year in North America. With TicketAlert.Me, no more troubles, unwanted expenses and time waste on contesting tickets. A FREE and effective collaborative solution that generalizes the concept of having friends everywhere to help you avoid parking tickets.

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1- Register

Two options are available to register:

  • Via mobile app: Download the TicketAlert.Me Android mobile app from Google play to your phone. Once installed, follow the steps to register. Note that the IOS mobile app will be available soon.

  • From your Smartphone - Via SMS, use our Web2SMS tool or manually send /register: YOUR_NAME (Replace YOUR_NAME by your first name) via SMS to one of our automated system phone numbers: 438-808-5746 OR 647-749-8090. (New numbers will be added in the future)

2- Add your car

Based on your preferred registration option selected in step 1 above, you need your car plate number to add it to your account.

  • Via mobile app: Simply enter your car plate number, select the state or province and click on "ADD MY CAR"

  • From your Smartphone - Via SMS, use our Web2SMS tool or manually send /add: YOUR_CAR_PLATE (Replace YOUR_CAR_PLATE by your car plate number) via SMS to one of our automated system phone numbers: 438-808-5746 OR 647-749-8090. (New numbers will be added in the future)

3- Receive notifications

If steps 1 and 2 above are completed successfully, and as a car owner, you will receive SMS notifications from our systems as soon as someone notices your car parked in a forbidden spot and reports it to our system.

I want to help others avoid parking tickets

When you help others it sets a positive and powerful tone for the day. Build stronger social connections to friends, neighbor and the community.

How?

You can choose one of the two options below to report a car parked in a forbidden spot. If the car owner is registered, he (she) will receive SMS notifications from our automated system.

  1. Via mobile app: Download the TicketAlert.Me Android mobile app from Google play to your phone. Once installed, you can easily report a car if you notice it parked in a forbidden spot. Enter its plate number, select the state or province of the car, select the infraction type and click on "Report via SMS" or "Report via Internet" if you have an Internet connection. Note that the IOS mobile app will be available soon.

  2. From your Smartphone - Via SMS, use our Web2SMS tool or manually send CAR_PLATE_NUMBER (Replace CAR_PLATE_NUMBER by the plate number of the car to be reported) via SMS to one of our automated system phone numbers: 438-808-5746 OR 647-749-8090. (New numbers will be added in the future)

Why? What is in it for me?

Small gestures can make a big difference to others.
Our main goal is to create a win-win collaborative platform to make everyone happy.

  1. Mutual aid: Help someone today, and someone else will help you one day.

  2. Earn points: Refer friends, help others avoid parking ticket fines and earn points. Earned points can be converted to gifts (soon!).

  3. Help local charities: Earned points can be donated to one of the Non-profit organizations we do support.

  4. Safety first: Act as a good citizen to avoid catastrophic situations in case of fire.

You can read more here.

Great features

Our solution combines the power of the crowd and Artificial Intelligence. It is a collaborative FREE platform to help car drivers respect the laws & avoid parking ticket fines! No more troubles and time waste on contesting tickets.

SMS based

Easily interact with our platform to use some functionalities (register, report, add your car, etc) via SMS without the need of a mobile application.

Mobile app

Download the Android version of our application from google play. The IOS version for Apple smart phones will be available in the future. As an alternative, you can interact and use our solution with SMS only.

The Crowd & Artificial Intelligence

By using the open data about parking tickets published by some cities and other user generated data from our community.

Street Risk Score™

By processing the cities' open data, we are able to identify the risks of getting a parking ticket by street. We have classified risks (High, Medium, Low) based on the number of parking tickets given in a specific street using the latest available data.

Speech & car plate recognition

These features will be available in future versions to allow users interact with our app via voice or camera for car plates scanning.

And much more!

Speed ticket avoidance and other amazing features are part of our future development plans to add value to our community.

In order to keep the service FREE for ALL and forever, your help and support is always appreciated.
  • Register today, try our solution, help your neighbors avoid parking tickets, make them happy.
  • If you have any great ideas to improve this solution, we will be happy to hear from you.
  • If you are an influencer or can support us in your local communities to build a stronger community (Social media or other channels), we will appreciate your support.
  • If you have services or products that can benefit our users (car owners), and want to partner with us for ad opportunities, we will love to partner with you.
  • If you are a non-profit organization located in Canada or USA and want to be part of our "Points Donation Program", we will be glad to help.
Use the following form to communicate with us.
Use the following form to communicate with us.

These are some of the reasons why people help others to make a positive difference:

  1. Small gestures can make a big difference to others.

  2. Create a win-win collaborative platform to make everyone happy.

  3. Mutual aid: Help someone today, and someone else will help your one day.

  4. Earn points: Refer friends, help others avoid parking ticket fines and earn points. Earned points can be converted to gifts (soon!).

  5. Help local charities: Earned points can be donated to one of the Non-profit organizations we do support.

  6. Safety first: Act as a good citizen to avoid catastrophic situations in case of fire.

  7. Help increase cities operational efficiency: By making snow removal operations efficient and reducing tax payers money waste.

  8. Help retrieve stolen cars: In some situations if a car was reported as stolen by its owner.

  9. Protect the environment: By reducing the usage of parking ticket paper, ink, agents cars, etc.

An easy to use system with an easy to understand rules. Our main goal by building this platform is to help people respect the laws and parking regulations. At the same time, this will allow them to avoid parking ticket fines and all the troubles associated with getting a parking ticket. We do reserve the right to modify these terms at any time without notice.
  • Your Privacy: We take our users' privacy seriously and we will not sell your data to third parties. We collect certain information from you as a user of our services called TicketAlert.Me in order to provide you the best service. We do implement security measures to protect the data we collect and to protect our solution from abusive usage.
  • Your Consent: When you register to use our "TicketAlert.Me" service, via SMS or Mobile App, you agree to receive SMS notifications or notifications via the Mobile App from us. SMS notifications we do send are related to the cars registered under your account. If you don't want to receive any notifications from us, you have to unregister. You can also delete a specific car to stop receiving parking ticket alerts/notification for that car. (Instructions described above).
  • Ads: In order to keep the service FREE for all, all the time, and continue building new features, we may send (in the futur) to our users some targeted ads via SMS or via the Mobile App. We do our best to work with the right partners in order to have a great value for our users (discount coupons, special offers or other types of services).
  • SMS Services Delivery: We do offer a best effort service to deliver SMS notifications to registered users in the areas of coverage (Canada and USA). We do rely on third party partners to deliver these SMS.
  • Cars registration and SMS notifications: The service is offered as is and we are not responsible for cars you register under your account. Our mission is to help people respect the laws and avoid parking ticket fines. We do act as a transparent gateway between reporters and car owners. Our users contact information is not shared with third parties.
  • Earned Points: Registered users earn points when they register, add their cars, refer friends, report parking issues. SMS alerts sent to a registered users cost few points taken from their earned points. As part of our futur Points Donation Program, users will be able to donate a portion of their earned points to selected non-profit organization (to be announced) with a point-to-money or point-to-products/services conversion from us and/or our partners.
  • SMS cost: SMS sent by our service users from their phones to interact with our system (register, report parking issues, ...) are part of their provider's phone plan. All SMS sent from our systems to our users are FREE of charge (we do not charge our users for the SMS we send them, unless their phone provider charge them for received SMS). We recommend that you check the limits of your plan with your provider.
  • Street Risk Score: When using our Mobile Application, users can check the risk score of getting a parking ticket in the current street. Localisation is required to enable this feature. This detects the current user's street name and checks in our infrastructure based on the data published by some of the cities. We have classified risks based on the number of parking tickets given in a specific street using the latest data available in our databases. High, Medium, Low , Data not available (If the city didn't publish the data about parking tickets, or the data is not yet available in our database).

From your Smartphone - Via SMS, use our Web2SMS tool. This tool makes SMS content (commands) generation easy. From your phone's web browser, go to Web2SMS tool, select what you want to do from the drop down list, enter the required information if needed, and click on "Generate the SMS". A link called "Click on this link to send the SMS via your phone" will be visible at the bottom of the form. Just click on it and Send the SMS in your SMS phone app.

If you want to do it manually from your phone, these are some the commands to use in order to interact with our automated system via SMS:

  • Register a User: Send /register: YOUR_NAME (Replace YOUR_NAME by your first name) via SMS to one of our automated system phone numbers: 438-808-5746 OR 647-749-8090.
  • Add a Car: Send /add: YOUR_CAR_PLATE (Replace YOUR_CAR_PLATE by your car plate number) via SMS to one of our automated system phone numbers: 438-808-5746 OR 647-749-8090.
  • Report a car parked in a forbidden spot: Send CAR_PLATE (Replace the CAR_PLATE by the car's plate number you want to report) via SMS to one of our automated system phone numbers: 438-808-5746 OR 647-749-8090.
  • Report parking issues about a car from another state/province: If you live in Quebec for example and notice a car from Ontario parked in a forbidden spot, send CAR_PLATE:STATE_NAME (Replace the CAR_PLATE by the car's plate number you want to report and the STATE_NAME with the name of the state or the province. Example: ABC123:Ontario) via SMS to one of our automated system phone numbers: 438-808-5746 OR 647-749-8090.
  • Add a referrer (The person who referred you): Send /referredby: REFERRER_PHONE (Replace the REFERRER_PHONE by your friend's phone number "The person who referred you") via SMS to one of our automated system phone numbers: 438-808-5746 OR 647-749-8090.

Register today and start making a positive difference.

The power of the crowd and Artificial Intelligence to make car drivers' lives easier, reduce tax-payers' money waste and more.

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