Washington driver gets $228 ticket for coloring in expired car tabs

LYNNWOOD, Wash. -- A Washington State Trooper cited a driver for expired car tabs after noticing that the tabs had been colored in with a marker.

The trooper spotted the tabs on northbound Interstate 5 in Lynnwood.

The previously green 2018 tab had been marked with a black pen to look like a 2019 tab.

The driver was issued a $228 ticket for the expired vehicle tab.