PRIMM, NEV. (CBSLA) — Some Californians who enjoyed a long holiday weekend in Las Vegas are coming home with an unwanted and expensive souvenir – a traffic ticket for trying to bypass heavy traffic by driving on the shoulder.
With the 15 Freeway near the California-Nevada border jammed for miles most of the day Monday, and Nevada Highway Patrol officers were ready for drivers who got fed up with the backup.
— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) July 5, 2021
NHP gave drivers ample warning of the impending traffic rush, at 9:15 a.m. Monday, warning drivers with a tweet, “Don’t drive in the shoulders.”
But at least two California drivers, whose license plates were obscured by authorities, …