About 10 miles north of Pinedale, WY on US 191

Pinedale, WyomingOct 02, 20110 Comments

US Highway 191 has very little traffic and the Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers get bored. Unfortunately, their solution for the boredom is arresting unsuspecting and innocent drivers with out-of-state tags on all kinds of trumped up charges, the most common being speeding. Citations for 20 to 30 over the limit are the norm. Since the odds are good that a person on vacation is not going to drive thousands of miles to defend himself in court, it’s an air-tight system for the police and court system to increase local revenues. In my particular case, I was parked along the highway taking pictures of the beautiful scenery when a WHP officer pulled up and gave me a ticket for 83 in a 65. I thought it was some kind of joke. When I told him he had to kidding and the more I protested, the higher the fines were. It’s unbelievable that law enforcement can actually get by with this kind of thing in the 21st century. Watch out for "Wyoming justice."

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