In 2012, a Cleveland woman arrested for a traffic infraction was ordered to stand for 2 days holding a sign that read “Only an idiot would drive on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus.”

Cleveland’s Convicted Idiot Finishes Punishment; Says She’s Learned Lesson

Update at 9 a.m. ET, Nov. 14: “It’s A Learning Lesson … I’ll Move Forward.”

Shena Hardin, the Cleveland woman ordered to stand on a street corner with a sign saying she was in idiot for driving on a sidewalk to get past a stopped school bus, finished that two-day punishment this morning and issued a statement saying she’s learned a lesson.

As Cleveland’s 19ActionNews reports, Hardin:

“Gave the following statement to Anderson Live:

” ‘I broke traffic laws no different from running a red light or texting while driving. All have the potential of dangerous consequences. It’s a learning lesson for me and an example for my daughter that if you make poor or bad choices then you have to suffer the consequences. But this won’t brea… Continue Reading


Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2012/11/13/165027763/convicted-idiot-driver-who-passed-school-bus-holds-her-sign-of-shame