MN Motorist Gets Pulled Over in WI for…This [Photo]
With winter on its way, snow-savvy Minnesotans are looking forward to getting their winter toys out for the season.
Enthusiasm aside, it's important to follow proper rules and safety protocols when playing and preparing to play. Over the weekend, one Minnesota driver was pulled over as a prime example of how not to transport those winter toys. A photo and tweet posted by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Northwest Region shows a small red Toyota Camry with Minnesota license plates...and a car on the roof.
"Folks, don’t try this at home," the tweet's caption read. "Our State Patrol friends stopped this vehicle Sunday on US 63 in Polk County because this isn’t a safe way to transport a snowmobile. If you’re transporting equipment this winter, you are advised to safely haul it secured on a trailer or in a truck."
As the photo reveals, the snowmobile is placed horizontally along the roof of the car with the skis hanging hanging well over the left side. It's not clear how the driver got the snowmobile on top of the car. Many in the comments showed their appreciation for the ridiculous stunt.
No word on if or how the driver was punished. Whatever you think, it still doesn't compare to this woman from my hometown of Dixon, Illinois who made headlines last year for transporting an inflatable pool -- fully inflated and with her kids in it -- on top of her car through town. You can't make this stuff up, people.