Category Archives: Traffic Stops

For many of us who own vehicles, renewing our vehicle registration and getting required emission tests are not tasks we tend to think about until we receive the reminder in the mail that it is that time of the year … Continue reading

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In the mid-1980s, law enforcement began using a new method of catching drunk drivers – sobriety checkpoints. There are usually advanced announcements regarding where the checkpoint will be and police set up signs at the location to alert drivers that … Continue reading

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The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that when a law enforcement officer who has a narcotics-sniffing dog pulls a motorist over for a traffic stop, the officer is not allowed to prolong the stop without reasonable suspicion. The Fourth Amendment … Continue reading

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