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Stickers on cars?
I have a friend that had stickers made to put on windows of cars that park badly taking up 2 spaces, crooked, in handicapped spaces illegally, etc. that say ‘Learn to park’ Since these are stickers, is this legal to do in Ohio, or is it vandalism?
Asked on March 21, 2018 under General Practice, Ohio
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
It is illegal and vandalism: there is NO right for private citizens to adhere or glue something, which then can require significant effort to properly remove without leaving a residue or causing damage (e.g. scratches as you scrape it up). He wants to print up fliers or sheets of paper and tuck them under the windshield wiper--that he can do (though if he is caught doing this, he should not be surprised if a car's owner punches him--which would be illegal and assault, but hardly still a good thing to happen). But adhering something to the car is illegal.
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