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Old July 6, 2013, 01:42 AM   #11
allaroundhunter
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Re: DUI checkpoints: another example of how they can be abused

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Originally Posted by dakota.potts View Post
Brian, although he maybe SHOULD have rolled it down, I don't think there's anything that can compel him to roll the window down. I think he has the right to keep his windows rolled up.
At a border control checkpoint what do you think happens if an officer motions you to stop? You must interact with them, and it just makes it easier on everyone if you are polite. If you don't have anything to hide, then just be civil. I am sick and tired of people not even wanting to talk to police officers because they "know their rights". If you are arrested then yes, keep your mouth shut. But if it is a checkpoint then roll down your window, speak to the officers, and be on your way.

If any police officer motions for you to pull over, then do so. And expect to obey them. You don't have to, but then expect to be arrested for obstruction.
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