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(KCRA) - For drivers fearful or tired of tickets, a new company promises protection.

From parking citations to even DUIs, you may never have to pay again. But how the system works raises some concerns.

If a driver, for example, sees flashing lights in the rear-view mirror, or accidentally parks in a loading zone, that's when Christopher Thomas says his company can drive away fears of a fine.

"This is an easy way that people can prepare for an unexpected high-cost ticket," said Thomas, the co-founder and president of the business, Tickets Bite.

Others aren't so sure.

"There are laws that prohibit indemnification against criminal penalties, which this product appears to offer consumers," said Nancy Kincaid, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Insurance. "Consumers should be cautious before buying such a product."

Read more at KCRA

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