Chatological Humor: Traffic laws

You are sitting at a red light that you know to be a long one.  You can see great distances to the left and right, and no cars are coming.  It is completely safe to go through the light.   The odds of there being a stoplight camera here are slim.

DisclaimerThis is a non-scientific user poll. Results are not statistically valid and cannot be assumed to reflect the views of Washington Post users as a group or the general population.
DisclaimerThis is a non-scientific user poll. Results are not statistically valid and cannot be assumed to reflect the views of Washington Post users as a group or the general population.

You are stuck in a near-standstill traffic jam on a highway.   Your exit is a half mile away, and there is a clear path to it on the emergency-only shoulder, which is empty.

DisclaimerThis is a non-scientific user poll. Results are not statistically valid and cannot be assumed to reflect the views of Washington Post users as a group or the general population.

There is a law against talking on a handheld cell phone when driving.  You are driving.  You need to make a call.  You are on a highway where it is highly unlikely you will be seen by a police officer.  Traffic is light.   The drive is easy.

DisclaimerThis is a non-scientific user poll. Results are not statistically valid and cannot be assumed to reflect the views of Washington Post users as a group or the general population.

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Gene Weingarten is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writes "Below the Beltway," a weekly humor column that is nationally syndicated.

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