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Ulysses S. Grant was convicted of exceeding the speed limit while riding with his horse in the streets of Washington, D.C. late one night. The accusing police officer was reluctant to issue the $20 fine when he realized that the offender was President Grant, but Grant insisted the he be fined.

President Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term as President for running over an old lady with his horse, but the charges were later dropped.