Another Top Gear Top Tip

Should you ever find yourself in darkest Berkeley, here’s a Top Tip from the SF Chronicle: “If you drive, don’t park where it says ‘NL Parking’. That’s for Nobel laureates only.”

Top Tip corollary: you can avoid expensive parking fees in downtown Berkeley by pretending to be a Nobel laureate. Try posing as 2010 Economics laureates Peter Diamond or Dale Mortensen, because nobody knows what they look like; pretending to be Barack Obama is not such a good idea.

Seen in UC Berkeley

It’s true!