Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Question: Which sitting U.S. President was arrested for speeding?

Answer: Ulysses S. Grant was charged with speeding in a horse-drawn carriage in Washington D.C. in 1872, an era when galloping horses presented a serious danger on the streets. The policeman originally gave the president a warning for racing with his friends, but the very next day, the same officer caught Grant speeding again and this time arrested him. Grant remains the only president to be arrested while in office.