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Dead wrong! Driver bust for using carpool lane with fake skeleton as passenger

26 January 2020 3:20 PM
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An Arizona man dressed up a fake skeleton in the back seat to fool the traffic cops, but didn't do a very convincing job.

A US driver failed miserably when he tried to fool Arizona traffic cops into thinking he was entitled to use a restricted or HOV (high-occupancy vehicle) lane for the exclusive use of vehicles with a driver and at least one passenger.

The 62-year-old man dressed up an imitation skeleton in a passenger seat, but really didn't do a very convincing job.

The fake was kitted out with a camouflage hat and restrained by a yellow rope serving as a seatbelt.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said the man was pulled over when an official noticed the scam and issued a ticket.

He was called out for "riding shot gun" with Masters of the Universe villain "Skeletor".

Think you can use the HOV lane with Skeletor riding shotgun? You're dead wrong!

Arizona Department of Public Safety

The culprit was also cited for "window tint violations".


26 January 2020 3:20 PM
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Fooling the traffic cops
Arizona Dept of Public Safety
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