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LA Bad Habit #1: Blocking the Crosswalk

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It's exasperating enough when you're trying to cross the street and someone trying to make a right turn on red is hugging the corner blocking your way on a walk signal.

This picture is of a guy completely blocking the whole pedestrian crosswalk. He was the first car to pull up at the red light during the walk signal. Legally, since he drove past the limit line during a red light, this is considered running a red, even if he didn't go through the intersection.

Did you know that even if your front bumper goes across the limit line (the first line), that is technically considered running a red? At photo enforcement intersections, this will many times trigger the system, but upon review, they usually chuck those photos out -- we're all human after all (unless you get ticketed by a bitchy robocop).

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Photo of Fulton Ave./Riverside Dr. taken by Zach Behrens/LAist