Day: September 13, 2019

Traffic Stop Procedures

Each day, countless numbers of drivers are pulled over for routine traffic stops on the roads and highways of the nation. Law enforcement officers may pull a driver over for numerous reasons; the most popular of which are speeding, failure to use their turn signals, and not wearing a seat belt. Officers may also choose to apprehend drivers who display reckless behavior or show signs of intoxication behind the wheel.

If you notice the flashing lights of a law enforcement vehicle behind your car, you are required by law to pull over and speak with the officer. It is recommended that you pull over to the shoulder of the road, or in high traffic or hazardous areas, park the vehicle as soon as possible in a location away from the flow of traffic. If a driver fails to stop after being flagged by the police, he or she may face … Read More