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Man gets $124 ticket for riding with 'The Most Interesting Man in the World'

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Riding and getting an HOV lane law violation ticket with The Most Interesting Man In the World (PHOTO: Washington State Trooper Guy Gill) Riding and getting an HOV lane law violation ticket with The Most Interesting Man In the World (PHOTO: Washington State Trooper Guy Gill)
TACOMA, Wash. - The HOV lane law is designed to "maximize the movement of people rather than vehicles" according to the Washington State Department of Transportation's website. They are carpool lanes. 

Although we don't have them here in Spokane, if you've ever been in Seattle during rush hour, you certainly know how valuable they can be. But that only works if you aren't riding solo. At least from a legal standpoint. One man found that out the hard way in the Sea-Tac area Tuesday morning when he tried to cheat the system by riding with "The Most Interesting Man in the World." Seriously. 

Washington State Trooper Guy Gill tweeted out a photo Tuesday afternoon with the simple caption of, "I don't always violate the HOV lane law...but when I do, I get a $124 ticket! We'll give him an A for creativity!" Creative indeed. 

The caught red-handed traffic violator had taken a cardboard cutout of Dos Equis' "Most Interesting Man in the World", slapped a T-shirt on him, buckled him up (because, you know, safety first of course. We don't need to add a seatbelt violation too), and proceeded to use the HOV lane. 

He didn't fool Trooper Gill. 

The man however seemed to take it in stride. He can be seen smiling in the driver's seat, at least knowing that his $124 ticket comes with an awesome story. 

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