Article Image
News Link • Police State

Police Ticketing Informal Rideshare Participants Based On No Law, But To Protect Port Authority Reve

• TechDirt
You see, if you are in a carpool (of at least 3 people) and cross the George Washington Bridge (between the Bronx and New Jersey) you save $6 on the toll. That's a decent-sized savings, so people have set up an informal sort of ride share, in that those who want to get across will wait at a nearby bus station, and drivers will swing by and pick them up for the ride. The riders get a free trip across the bridge... and the driver gets a lower toll. Win-win. Except for the Port Authority. And apparently the police are helping out the PA by giving tickets to people picking up hitchhikers based on absolutely no violation of any law.

Join us on our Social Networks:


Share this page with your friends on your favorite social network: