What Police Can And Can't Do When You Are Stopped

How many times have you been cruising along the highway, only to look up to see the red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror? Usually you ask yourself, what did I do to attract the police’s attention? Whether you’re guilty or not, as an American citizen you do have rights. Although there is a plethora of information available, most of us have no clue what to do when we are pulled over.
According to the Bureau of Justice and statistics, “the most common reason for contact with the police is being a driver in a traffic stop.” To make matters worse, the pure reports that black drivers are three time more likely to be pulled over and ticketed than any other race.
The info graphic below can offer anyone some handy information to remember in the event that you are stopped by an officer of the law for some infraction. According to statistics, a person stopped by a police officer once every exit seconds in the United States. This information will come in handy.