An upcoming change to michigan’s parking ticket law may mean you won’t be able to renew your driver’s license if you have more than 3 unpaid tickets, which is 3 less than the current law. why is the new law needed and what was wrong with the old one? “what will happen if you fail to plug the parking meter? As for Student Dusty Price, the answer should be: “the meter man will go around and they will get you right away. I am walking out to my car and they are there.