TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- In Arizona, it is illegal to cut through a parking lot to avoid a traffic light.

[VIDEO: Caught Misbehavin'! Sometimes driver try to take illegal shortcuts to avoid a light]

However, that doesn't seem to stop drivers from risking a pretty hefty fine and two points on their license!

We saw some drivers taking that illegal shortcut near the corner of 48th street and Broadway Road at the border of the city of Phoenix.

The problem has gotten so bad that business owners at the Butte Business Center have put up "slow down" signs.

And one business owner claims there have been at least two different head-on crashes in the parking lot.  

Caught Misbehaving with Stanley Roberts exposes individuals who brazenly defy the law or common courtesy, risking social and/or legal consequences. His reports air regularly on CBS 5 News at 10 p.m.
 
 


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(5) comments

TCAZ

No no no ... just fine them $32!! Oops ... never mind ... the Gov is already fining everyone $32 ... they put it on the vehicle registration. AND ... like he said ... the $32 the drivers have to pay is the least of his worries.

trsalemme

So if im coming down the road, decide to pull into the gas station, and then once im in the lot, I change my mind, and pull back out to the other road using the other gas station entrance; im going to be breaking a law? Who is going to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that I did it intentionally? no one

robertscomputer

Trsalemme looks like has bad case of demon ghost mouth syndrome. [scared]

trsalemme

I was banging 8 gram rocks...winning!

Phillup Witgas

Really ?!?!? That's the illegal act that makes the paper ? Stand at any intersection in this town and watch someone doing something illegal or very very stupid at just about every signal cycle. The drivers here are out of control. The absolute stupidity behind the wheel is stunning. Where are all the traffic officers ??? Park your lazy rumps at any intersection and you can write tickets all day long.

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