Wednesday, January 11, 2006
...but it still doesn't top the excuse of the husband of a pregnant woman who claims he now "has to drink for three."
Judge: Baby on board is no excuse
Pregnant woman claimed she was driving for two
PHOENIX, Arizona (AP) -- Fetuses do not count as passengers when it comes to determining who may drive in the carpool lane, a judge has ruled. Candace Dickinson was fined $367 for improper use of a carpool lane, but contended her unborn child qualified to use the lane. Motorists who use the lanes normally must carry at least one passenger during weekday rush hours.