They make money by reporting drivers who leave their vehicles idling

Some jobs do not require a lot of work and stress, and they are well paid, ie they only need mobile phones and good shoes. New Yorkers make money by filming delivery vehicles, which are parked at idle, and report it to the authorities. The payout is far from symbolic.

The Citizen’s Air Complaint Program was launched in 2019 and penalizes drivers of commercial vehicles left idle and allows those who report it a commission of 25% of the amount of the fine. Vehicle owners can be fined $ 350 or more, which means a payout of at least $ 87.50 for citizens who report them, writes HAK Magazine.

All you have to do is record a three-minute video of the vehicle idling, post it on the website of the city’s Department of Environmental Protection and wait for the check to arrive in the mail. If the vehicles are near schools, it is enough to record only a one-minute video.

NBC News reports that citizens have formed a group of about sixty people called the Idle Warriors, whose job it is to cruise the city and look for vehicles that pollute the air.

Donald Blair boasted that he has earned $ 125,000 so far from catching irresponsible drivers. The biggest offenders are delivery services and online stores like Amazon, UPS…


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