TIL under Arizona’s “Stupid Motorist Law,” if you become stranded after driving through barricades to enter a flooded road, you will be charged for your emergency rescue.


During Arizona monsoon season, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will not enforce a law that permits some motorists to be billed for the cost of their rescue from flash floods because authorities worry people who can’t afford the fine won’t call for help.

Under the so-called “stupid motorist law,” motorists who drive around a barricade or warning sign into a flooded area, putting themselves and rescuers in danger, can be…

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