NC student protests parking ticket by paying fine with 11,000 pennies

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Student Protests Parking Ticket by Paying With 11,000 Pennies

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — A student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is picketing his parking fines by paying in pennies.

WCNC reported that Stephen Coyle paid his $110 fine entirely in pennies after finding out that the school only keeps about 20 percent of the fines.

Coyle said that 80 percent of the fines go to other schools. So he got 11,000 pennies to give to the school.

Coyle sat and watched as the workers at the school counted the pennies, which reportedly took more than three hours.


Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners