Plate bait

Tickets written by Schaumburg police for parked cars with out-of-date license plate stickers skyrocketed after the Illinois secretary of state's office stopped mailing reminders about expiring license registrations in October. Mouse over the chart to see number of paid, voided and total tickets by month as well as fines paid.

* Note: Fine amounts rose to $50 per ticket, up from $40 previously. | Source: Analysis of Schaumburg Police Department data