Originally Posted by Montag
Looks to me like you stopped at a red light, albeit in the wrong spot, because traffic did not allow you to turn left. Then after the traffic cleared, you ran the red light to keep from blocking the intersection any longer. Don't take my word for it, though, try it out at a traffic light in front of your local police station and report back to us.
I get what you're saying man, but I've never met a police officer who'd ticket someone if they were already in the intersection. And the NYPD is full of hardasses...