Yesterday I was driving in this town called Valley Brook. They’re notorious for pulling people over. There’s a row of a stripclubs on the Main Street and they’ll park across the street and just wait to pull people over. So my friend and I see them as we’re about to pull up into the dance wear store and as soon as I park I see the flashing lights. He pulled me over because he couldn’t see my license plate…. Which was such BS. I have a native plate that looks just like this. I get it, it was dark out… but that was so stupid. I was pissed off but I still complied. He let me go.
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We lived in a rural area, so farming was a way of life.
We would have tractor parties so if one of our buddies was out doing field work late at night a bunch of us would go over with a case or so of beer and ride along with him.
Sometimes we would end up going into town for more beer and riding around.
We went to a bar one night and were in the tractor John Deere 4520 with a full cab going home and the Sheriff's Dept pulled us over and asked what we were doing.
We told him, and he said that they just wanted to check in case someone reported their tractor missing in the morning, and they would look kind of dumb if they said that they saw it going down the road at 2am and did nothing.
We were fine with that and drove back to my buddy's house.
No harm, no foul.0
I'll never forget it. I was only 15 - not old enough to get my license.
My sister met this guy and each time he would come over, he would give me the keys to his car so they could be alone.
I was driving along the Pacific Coast Hwy. And as I was showing off to my friends how a driver in training drives - buy steering recklessly and applying the brakes real hard, letting up, and breaking hard again.
What I didn't know was there was a police car behind me, and yes, I was pulled over. The cop asked what I was doing with the car. I told him the truth - that I was immatating student driver's. He kinda laughed, then told me to take the car home RIGHT NOW! Yes sir I said.11
I was driving in AL. They claimed to pull me over because my tire stopped on the white line of the stop sign.
They asked me to step out and the cop began giving me a sobriety test. The other cop asked my white passenger if she was in the car of her own free will.1
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I was pulled over for talking on my phone without using hands-free. The only problem? My phone was in my purse at the time and I wasn't even on a call. When they told me why I was pulled over I opened my purse and showed them my phone which showed my most recent calls that were all from earlier in the day. I didn't get a ticket.25
I was driving on the freeway in the slow lane. In front of me, I saw a police car pulled over on the side of the road.
So I moved into the fast lane to give it some space, then went back into the slow lane after I’d passed it.
The police car then pulled me over because when going back into the slow lane, I’d slightly crossed the line on the edge of the freeway.32
I was pulled over a couple weeks ago, the officer asked for my ID and Insurance papers and had me get out of my car, he said there was report of a car similar to mine stolen. I was a bit disturbed by that, being taken out of the car and all, as far as I know mine is the only one like it in the whole Metro area. I was polite and did everything he asked, after about 10 minutes he apologized and let me go.20
illegal lane change/failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign.
he ended up asking me out in exchange for giving me a warning.. or i should say, "If you will go out with me, i will just give you a warning".
I went out with him.20
Got pulled over a couple of times. One, the cop just wanted to check out my car. The other was a friend of mine who was a cop in Anaheim, just to say hello. I actually have an excellent driving record with no tickets except one that I got when learning to drive.10
Oddly enough, in my 13 years of driving, I’ve only been pulled over 3 times that I can actually remember. Once for running a stop sign although the sign had fallen on the floor and I didn’t see it. Didn’t get into trouble though 😌 he did try to scold me though and I just look at him like
“ there’s no sign..”10
I was pulled over for going to slow at night on slippery snowy roads and I had just seen a deer on the side of the road. I guess all the officer saw was somebody pass me because I was going too slow. He said I went over the fog line, which wasn't even visible on snowy roads, then he just have me a warning ticket, lol.0
All of mine have been legit, but around here, license plates have to be visible, if snow is blocking it, on my truck or the light is burned out when its dark. They give you a ticket for that.
Lights for plates are required by law and so yeah I did get it once for snow being in the way, I was like, oh let me get out and clear it.0
In Canada they have guns that measure tailgating distance. It's like a radar gun, but used for a different purpose. The cop said I was 90 feet behind the car in front of me. It's just a money-making racket. But after George Floyd died, my state stopped doing traffic stops. Now you can do whatever you want.0
Ha ha ha. Utah, when I lived in that state, I always avoided going through that town. They hide right over the hill on eastern and get tons of people. Usually they hide in the parking lot at the end of the town line and get them there too. Such a crappy little town. It's so small that's how they keep that town open by hitting people up for thee most ridiculous reason. Especially when going 1 over in mph. Avoid it, unless you work at one of those places.5
Yeah I was in Florida with a rental car and I forgot to put the headlights on because the dashboard is always lit and plenty of street lights in the area so as I was driving on a main road they pulled me over and then when he said why I explained what happened and he just checked my license and let me go0
I've never been stopped by the police, and I've been driving since I was 22. Then again, I don't live in the United States, where the police are hyper-aggressive, trigger-happy and psychotic, so there is that.10
I’ve only ever been pulled over for speeding.. and I was guilty both times 😅
I was going 8 over the first time and they gave me a warning. Second was another warning for speeding. Both on base.0
The policeman thought I was racing him. He was a bit of an eager-beaver. No charge. And no, I did not race against him in his vintage 1980s Volkswagen. 🤦♂️10
My hand signals were my hands. Mofo claimed I didn't. Also my little light on my truck was out. Judge stomped on that shi, however, turn signals are very important.0
The police were sus of my car and thought that I am someone they’re looking for at the time and they had to check all documents and ask me questions, take a look at the car before letting me go. It was scary thing to went through.0
I got pulled over once for... Idunno what really. The officer said he heard my engine, "rev." I was driving a mini van in a 25 mph zone bringing cookies to school. 😂🤦0
"because I say so"
Mexico, though... lol10
A young officer stopped me because I was drinking a soft drink and he thought it was beer. I thanked him for being that observant.10
Some cities have a curfew I was on my way back from picking up dinner and it just so happened a BMW stole a tip jar. I happen to be driving a BMW of the same description. I showed them I paid with a car and not cash.0
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I've never been pulled over for an invalid reason
One was because my tail light was out and he told me to put my hazards on to get home and fix them the next day, which I did
One because I'd developed the bad habit of slowing down but not completely stopping at a stop sign, to which he just gave me a verbal warning to make sure I'm making a complete stop or the slowing down habit will progress to a habit of not even slowing down, putting mine and others safety at risk
It's so cool how much better things go when there's mutual respect and responsibility, I imagine they may have been surprised that I didn't act like a child and start screaming like many people do these days and then wonder why they got a ticket and I didn't
It's not because of your race, sex or politics, it's most likely because you were being an insufferable little sh*t and that attitude tells them you're not going to follow traffic laws unless you're penalized for not doing so