Georgia Attorney Mike Hawkins provides useful tips to protect your rights.
- Stay in your vehicle and wait for the officer to approach.
- Produce your driver’s license and registration,and insurance if asked. Do not start looking for these unless the officer asks.
- Do not open the glove box if it contains a firearm.
- Answer questions to confirm your identity.
- Be respectful, and if the officer asks if you know why he/she stopped you, answer “No”.
- Get out of the car if the officer asks you to do so, keep your hands in plain sight and stay out of the vehicle.
- Don’t consent to a search of your vehicle, backpack or purse. If the officer asks for your permission he does not have a legal justification to search.
- If the officer asks you to sign a ticket, do not argue. The place to fight this ticket is in traffic court .
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