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June 25, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;88(26):2039-2043. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680520029017

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Police and Society Cooperate on Parking Problem.  —The chief and the captain of police of Fresno appeared before the Fresno County Medical Society, May 3, to consider the increasingly troublesome problem of parking by physicians on the streets of Fresno. Heretofore, special privileges have been granted to physicians, and it appears these privileges have been abused by a few who obtained duplicate plates for their second car, which was used by the family; nurses, cultists and dentists to whom parking privileges was not extended also attempted to profit by the old plan. The police department, therefore, canceled the parking privileges to all physicians, May 1, and now plans to issue new distinctive insignia for physicians' cars to be

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