Typically, when you are out driving your car, the last thing you expect is to get into trouble. However, there are some who seem to find a way to break the law one way or another from time to time. And on the road, if you break the rules with your car, you can expect to receive a ticket.
Traffic tickets can be the result of a number of violations you could have committed while driving. According to the website DMV.org, tickets can be issued due to speeding, running a red light, parking illegally, or even driving without insurance.
When you end up with a traffic ticket, you have the option to simply pay for the ticket on time. There are three ways that you can do this. First, you can make a payment online. Second, you can mail your ticket or guilty plea to the traffic court. And finally, you can deliver your payment for the traffic ticket to court in person.
On the other hand, you can also appear in traffic court and challenge the ticket. This is especially true if you believe that you were issued the ticket in error. If you are going to do this, however, you may need to hire a traffic attorney and be prepared for the process to take longer than ticket payment.
When it comes to traffic tickets, it seems nobody is ever above the law. In fact, there are several celebrities who have received tickets at one point or another. Curious to find out who these are? Check out the photos we have found:
25 Paris Hilton
Hotel heiress, singer, and socialite Paris Hilton is someone who has gotten herself into her fair share of trouble over the years. For starters, there was that infamous tape. Aside from that, Hilton had also been arrested and jailed for a possession charge. Meanwhile, in 2013, Hilton also got pulled over. This time, the offense was not as serious as her previous charges. However, a police officer determined that she was speeding. According to a report from TMZ, Hilton’s blue Bentley had been going 42 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.
24 Kylie Jenner
“Keeping Up with the Kardashians” fans will be more than familiar with Kylie Jenner. After all, this is a celebrity you watched grow up on television. Over the years, fans have seen her transform into a savvy businesswoman and become a mother to daughter Stormi. Several years ago, Jenner was just a teenage girl who couldn’t seem to avoid trouble whenever she was driving. In fact, Jenner was involved in a three-car collision 18 days after getting her drivers license. And in 2014, Mirror reported that the reality was ticketed for speeding in her Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV.
23 Ashley Tisdale
Ashely Tisdale is a former Disney child star who has since appeared in several television series. These include “MacGyver,” “Young & Hungry,” “Clipped,” “Super Fun Night,” “Review”, and more. Aside from this, Tisdale also did voice work for “Ginger Snaps”, “Skylanders Academy” and “Phineas and Ferb.” Back in 2014, Tisdale was photographed making her way back to her white Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV only to discover a parking ticket. Based on photos posted by the website Celeb Mafia, it seems Tisdale simply proceeded to get the ticket from her windshield before driving off.
22 Ben Affleck
As you may know from recent news, Ben Affleck has been trying to lay low lately. Nonetheless, he was recently pictured on foot around rainy Los Angeles. According to a report from Just Jared, Affleck was running errands. In the past, Affleck has also been spotted plenty of times with his car. And in fact, at one point, he was seen getting a ticket on his Land Rover. According to the website Moe Jackson, it seems the actor got the ticket while taking his daughters to the dentist.
21 Shia LaBeouf
Over the years, Shia LaBeouf’s career has had a lot of ups and downs. As many of you may know, LaBeouf shot to fame as Sam Witwicky in the “Transformers” franchise. Following this, LaBeouf also appeared in several films, including “Fury” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.” Unfortunately, LeBeouf had a bit of a public unraveling soon after. And back in 2014, it also seemed that he got slapped with a parking ticket. According to a report from Perez Hilton, LaBeouf was returning to his Chevy car after a workout when he found a ticket on his windshield.
20 Jake Gyllenhaal
Today, things are looking more and more exciting for actor Jake Gyllenhaal. For starters, his Mysterio character was just revealed in a recently released trailer for the upcoming movie “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” While things are going well for the actor today, nobody can forget the time when he got a ticket. Back in 2013, Mail Online reported that Gyllenhaal had gone to lunch and discovered a parking ticket when he returned to his car. According to the report, it seemed he didn’t have enough cash for the parking meter at that time.
19 Orlando Bloom
Over the years, fans have seen Orlando Bloom in a number of interesting roles. He has played a marine in the infamous war movie “Black Hawk Down.” He also played the arrow-shooting elf Legolas for the film trilogies of “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” sequels. At the same time, Bloom also plays Will Turner in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise. Indeed, Bloom has had quite a successful career. However, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t gotten into trouble when it comes to traffic law. In fact, back in 2015, Mail Online reported that the actor was pulled over for speeding.
18 Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum is an actor and singer who is best known for his roles in the movies “21 Jump Street,” “White House Down,” “Magic Mike XXL” “The Hateful Eight,” “Logan Lucky”, and more. Indeed, Tatum is a hard worker. However, that doesn’t mean that he is always responsible when it comes to where he parks his cars. According to a report from Auto Evolution back in 2014, Tatum discovered a parking ticket waiting on his black Tacoma pickup truck after he finished a session in a dance studio.
17 Chris Brown
Singer and songwriter Chris Brown has had his share of controversies over the years. In the past, he has been revealed to have a bit of a temper along with his smash hits. And just last year, TMZ had also reported that Brown for keeping a pet monkey without a proper permit. When it comes to traffic law, it also seems that Brown tends to end up in trouble. In fact, according to a report from Mirror, Brown ended up getting booked by the police after he decided to park his black Lamborghini on a red zone. The incident occurred outside the Playhouse nightclub in LA.
16 Jason Statham
If there is one Hollywood actor who always seems to be working on something, it’s undoubtedly Jason Statham. In fact, the actor had gone from starring in one successful film franchise to joining an ensemble of another. In 2002, Statham starred as Frank Martin in the hit car movie “The Transporter.” This was later followed up by “Transporter 2” and “Transporter 3.” And more recently, Statham also joined the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise, where he plays Deckard Shaw. Nonetheless, all this success doesn’t mean that Statham is immune from parking tickets.
15 Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman is one actor who has had quite a long career in Hollywood. Born in 1937, Hoffman has gone on to star in several popular films over the years. These include “Tootsie,” “The Graduate,” “Midnight Cowboy,” “Marathon Man,” “Kramer vs. Kramer,” “All the President’s Men,” and many others. More recently, Hoffman had also starred in the television series “Medici: Masters of Florence.” When on the road, Hoffman seems to be able to keep himself out of trouble. But there are times when that just seems completely impossible. Case in point, Hoffman ended up with a parking ticket himself.
14 Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber is a singer and songwriter who has his fair share of scandal and controversy over the years. According to a report from Heavy, Bieber ended up in an incident with a photographer in Argentina back in 2013. Just a month after that, the singer was also accused of assaulting a man inside his limousine. Meanwhile, Bieber had also been charged with vandalism and a DUI. More recently, Bieber also ended up with a parking ticket. According to a report from Mail Online, Bieber’s $200,000 Lamborghini received one while the singer was in the middle of a nature walk.
13 Mischa Barton
Especially if you were a huge fan of the television series “The O.C.,” you would definitely know about Mischa Barton and her character Marissa Cooper. Since her work on said television series, Barton had also starred in a number of films including “American Beach House,” “SWAT: Unit 887,” “The Hoarder,” “Mining for Ruby,” and “Ouija House.” Meanwhile, Barton had also faced charges for driving under the influence in the past. She was also accused of crashing a U-Haul into a building. Aside from this, Barton had also been a shocked recipient of a parking ticket.
12 Rachel Bilson
Several years ago, actress Rachel Bilson worked with Mischa Barton on “The O.C.” Since then, she has starred in several other television series, including “How I Met Your Mother,” “Hart of Dixie,” “Nashville” and more recently “Take Two.” On the road, it doesn’t seem that Rachel Bilson tends to get into trouble with the law a lot. However, that doesn’t mean that she hasn’t escaped getting a traffic ticket. Based on a photo posted by Buzzfeed, it seems the actress was once slapped with a parking violation.
11 Jordana Brewster
Jordana Brewster is one actress who has long been a mainstay in the successful ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise. Aside from this, Brewster has also been busy with roles in various television series. Most recently, she starred as Maureen Cahill on CBS’ “Lethal Weapon.” From the looks of it, it seems that Brewster is not one to ever get into trouble with the law. However, according to the website Zimbio, the actress found a traffic ticket on her Range Rover after stepping out of the Byron & Tracey Salon back in 2012.
10 Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba is one busy woman. She’s a Golden Globe-nominated actress who has starred in various movies such as “Honey,” “Fantastic Four,” “Into the Blue,” “The Ten,” “Awake,” “The Eye,” “The Love Guru,” and more. At the same time, she is also a mom to three children and a successful businesswoman. Nonetheless, all that success doesn’t mean that Alba doesn’t commit traffic violations from time to time. In 2018, Cover Video reported that the actress was pulled over after she was allegedly caught driving while holding her mobile phone.
9 Zoe Saldana
Nowadays, it’s impossible to not recognize actress Zoe Saldana. After all, Saldana has portrayed the Marvel character Gamora over the years and more recently, she played the role in the highly successful movie “Avengers: Infinity War.” Aside from this, Saldana is also well-known for her roles in the ‘Star Trek’ franchise, “Avatar,” “Nina,” and more. Unfortunately, all this success doesn’t mean that Saldana is immune to traffic violations once in a while. In fact, according to a report from Perez Hilton back in 2011, the actress found a parking ticket on her windshield after she leaving the doctor’s office.
8 Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner is one busy actress and mother. Most recently, she starred in the HBO television series “Camping.” Prior to that, she also appeared in several films including “Valentine’s Day,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Draft Day,” and many others. Garner has been so busy that she just can’t seem to avoid committing some minor traffic violations. According to Zimbio, Garner received a parking ticket in 2015 after she took her daughter Violet out for frozen yogurt. Meanwhile, Mail Online reported that Garner also got a parking ticket in 2017 after going out to lunch with her mother.
7 Reese Witherspoon
Over the years, Reese Witherspoon has delighted audiences for her roles in various films such as “Cruel Intentions,” “Legally Blonde,” “Walk the Line,” “Vanity Fair,” “Just Like Heaven,” “Water for Elephants,” “Penelope,” “Sweet Home Alabama,” “The Importance of Being Earnest” and many others. And Today, Witherspoon also stars as Madeline Martha Mackenzie in “Big Little Lies.” With a very busy schedule, it seems Witherspoon can’t help but get into trouble with traffic law from time to time. In fact, she has been seen removing a traffic ticket from her windshield.
Singer, songwriter, dancer, and model Ciara has released several popular songs over the years. In fact, she’s known for songs such as “Read My Lips,” “I Got You,” “ Livin’ It Up,” “Work,” “Paint It, Black,” “Get Up,” “And I,” “1, 2 Step,” “Level Up,” “I Bet” and more. Whenever she’s on the road, it doesn’t seem that Ciara tends to get into much trouble. However, just like other celebrities, Ciara sometimes finds a parking ticket waiting for her on her windshield. In fact, according to Straight From the A, she got one while shopping with her dogs.
5 Minka Kelly
Minka Kelly is an actress who is known for her roles in various television series such as “Friday Night Lights,” “Parenthood,” “Charlie’s Angel,” “Almost Human,” and more recently, “Titans.” Aside from this, Kelly has also starred in several films such as “Just Go With It” and “Searching for Sonny.” On the road, it doesn’t seem that Kelly has encountered much trouble. However, that doesn’t mean she hasn’t received a traffic ticket. According to a 2014 report from Auto Evolution, she found a parking ticket on the windshield of her Audi Q5 after she stepped out a West Hollywood Gym.
4 Olivia Wilde
Actress Olivia Wilde has already starred in several films over the years. These include “Butter,” “In Time,” “On the Inside,” “The Change-Up,” “People Like Us,” “Tron: Legacy,” “Year One,” “The Lazarus Effect,” “Love the Coopers” and many others. At the same time, Wilde has also starred in various television series including “Doll & Em,” “Portlandia,” “Vinyl,” “House” and “The Black Donnellys.” When outside, Wilde can be seen driving around, running errands and even walking her dog. Unfortunately, Wilde sometimes finds herself in a bit of trouble with traffic law. In fact, she has been spotted getting parking tickets several times.
3 Melanie Griffith
Without a doubt, actress Melanie Griffith is not immune when it comes to parking tickets. In fact, based on several reports, it seems that the “Work Girl” star gets parking tickets rather frequently. Back in 2014, Mail Online also reported that Griffith’s black Bentley ran into trouble with traffic cops. According to the report, Griffith decided to park her car on the street before going into a healthy juice café. When she stepped back out, she found a female police officer writing her a ticket. Griffith reportedly tried to sweet talk the cop but to no avail.
2 Hilary Duff
Now a mother of two, former Disney child star Hilary Duff is doing amazing. In fact, just last December, Duff talked to Fox News about the possibility of doing a “Lizzie McGuire” reboot. “It’s in very new stages,” the actress explained. “There’s been a lot of creative talk.” While’s it’s good to hear that things are doing well for Duff recently, it’s also worth noting that the actress has also received a number of parking tickets over the years. Back in 2014, Duff was pictured getting a parking ticket for her car in West Hollywood.
1 Jeremy Piven
Apparently, actor Jeremy Piven can’t stop getting into trouble when it comes to his car. In fact, according to a report from Celebrity Cars Blog, there was even a time when Piven ended up finding two tickets on his Audi A8 as he headed back to his ride. Recently, Piven has decided to try his hand at stand-up comedy. According to a report from Haaretz, he recently delivered a 45-minute performance in Jerusalem. Fortunately, he decided not to drive around Israel, too. The report revealed that he took a taxi when leaving the venue.
Sources: DMV, Mail Online, TMZ, Haaretz, Just Jared, and Celebrity Cars Blog.