Woman uses dummy as passenger in carpool lane

Driver pulled over on Long Island Expressway

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A New York woman was pulled over Thursday after police realized she was riding with a fake passenger in order to use the carpool lane.


According to The Associated Press, the driver had made her passenger out of a pile of clothes and a baseball hat, and even went as far as to give the dummy a briefcase.


The woman was ticketed and released.