Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Travel Tip For Chicagoland

On the Internet, Illinois toll roads around Chicago are always depicted like this:

In fact, they look like this:

So, when you see a sign like this...

... what it means is cash is accepted only in the far right lane -- which you can't get to because through your windshield this is what you see:
So, you should have this with you:

.. and pay the toll on-line in seven days.

If you don't, the Illinois Tollway Authority will track you down and assess you interest "higher than [that] allowed by the state's usury laws." Just as they did this poor woman...

... and thousands of out-of-state residents who have never even been to Illinois.

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