Maria Shriver Caught Violating Traffic Laws (Again)

By Andrew Gauthier 

Associated Press

First lady Maria Shriver appears to need a refresher on California traffic laws, based on a video posted Monday that shows her parking in a red zone.

Two weeks ago, she apologized after the Web site posted photographs and a video of her violating the state’s handsfree cell phone law.


On Monday, the Web site posted a video showing her walking toward her Cadillac Escalade, which is clearly parked in a red zone. The site says Shriver parked there nearly an hour while visiting a doctor’s office in Santa Monica.

“I regret that I made a mistake. I take responsibility for it,” Shriver said in a statement issued through her office.

Santa Monica Police Lt. P.J. Guido said tickets for parking in a red zone, which is reserved for emergency vehicles, can be issued after the fact if there is sufficient evidence of a violation. A citation can bring a $61 fine. More…