While you might hear a policeman say that in India, clearly the Jordan rookie is not so well known around Monaco.
The 28-year-old was pulled up near the Grand Hotel hairpin on Wednesday, for - on a scooter - trying to do a lap of the famous F1 layout while some of it was closed to traffic.
"The cops are not very happy," he grinned.
Karthikeyan said the 'cop' scratched his head whilst surveying his Indian race license, but let him off with a warning.
The 'fastest Indian on wheels' also vowed to not move to 'too crowded' Monte Carlo in a hurry.
But he quipped: "When I start earning big money, I'll think about it." -GMM