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Another Victory for Taco Trucks

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After a judge in late August threw out the County's ordinance regarding taco truck parking, the LA County district attorney's office announced Friday that they would not seek an appeal. The ordinance, which Superior Court Judge Dennis Aichroth said was "too ambiguous to be enforceable," forced taco trucks to move every hour or face a $1000 fine or jail time.

But SaveOurTacoTrucks.org, the blog that raised awareness about the law to a national level, warns that it may be too soon to celebrate. They're "hearing rumors that the state is planning on adding language to the vehicle code which would make this type of legislation easier to pass in the future. This vehicle code, which currently only permits the county to regulate the trucks for reasons of 'public safety,' has been the crux of attorney Phil Greenwald’s defense." But for now, enjoy your street legal taco truck food and check out LAist's basic guide to taco trucks.