No stranger to traffic violations, earlier this week actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested in New York City, for yet one more incident involving the operation of a motor vehicle. The incident in this case took place in an alley near the popular Dream Hotel. As she parked a Porsche SUV, she reportedly hit a pedestrian who then fell to the ground. Though after parking, both Lohan and her companion looked the vehicle over, neither made a move to acknowledge the incident and instead headed to a nightclub.
Amanda Bynes is an actress who has starred in many comedies, some of which may be familiar to New York moviegoers. But now Bynes is starring in what may be described as a real life comedy.
Here in New York, we have some fairly strict vehicle traffic laws governing the use of cell phones while driving and the practice of texting while driving. Specifically, both are considered primary offenses, meaning they are illegal and any law enforcement official in the state can currently stop and ticket a motorist for either offense.
Over the years, public safety officials have devised a variety of methods to reduce the number of traffic violations and serious accidents caused by both poor road design and human error. One of these methods, the roundabout, was imported straight from Europe and touted as a guaranteed way to reduce traffic tickets/accidents.