Some people will do anything to cheat the law.
For one driver in Washington, that meant putting a cardboard cutout of Jonathan Goldsmith (aka Dos Equis' Most Interesting Man in the World) in his car's passenger seat so he could get away with driving in the traffic-free, high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane.
The driver, who remains anonymous, was pulled over by a Washington State trooper, who “immediately recognized it was a prop and not a passenger,” according to colleague and trooper Guy Gill.
Allegedly, the driver joked,
He was slapped with a $124 ticket, but not before the trooper snapped a picture of the hilarious attempt that was posted on the official Washington State Patrol District 1 Twitter account.
The caption reads,
Though the driver did end up with a fine, Gill gives him “an A for creativity.”
The trooper said,