Driver Gets Ticketed for Mounting Starlink Dish on Car

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Some people are willing to go further than others to get better internet. As Starlink continues to improve in coverage and speed, one California driver decided to strap a dish to their Toyota Prius on July 2 but got pulled over by the California Highway Patrol. The driver was ticketed for violating section 26708 (a) (2) of the California Vehicle Code for obstructing their view with the dish on the hood. The driver said he was trying to operate a business out of the car.

Image: California Highway Patrol

“Sir I stopped you today for that visual obstruction on your hood. Does it not block your view while driving?” the officer said, as quoted on CHP Antelope Valley’s Facebook page. At which point the driver assured them: “Only when I make right turns.”

Source: Gizmodo

Peter Brosdahl
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