An earthquake killed more than 430 people on the tourist island of Lombok earlier this month.
With Russia and Iran's backing, Assad has won back much of Syria. Humanitarian groups fear a 'bloodbath' as he looks to press the advantage and wipe out the last pockets of resistance.
No one died in the incident, but three people were injured. Police said the suspect also drove towards police before crashing into barriers.
Hyer is the second Backpage.com employee to plead guilty in cases in which the site has been accused of ignoring warnings to stop running prostitution ads.
The request was made during a hearing a day after Judge Dana Sabraw extended a freeze on deportations of recently reunified families.