As a rider, you already face some often unfair stereotypes. Riders are reckless and are the cause of every accident they are involved in. You know the stereotypes and likely deal with them every time you ride. The issue is that police are getting in on the act.
Now more than ever, police in Wisconsin, North Carolina and beyond are using the guise of roadside safety checks to target riders. Though police state that the purpose of the stops is to check license, registration, tail lights and tire pressure, many riders feel they are being unfairly targeted.
Let's say that you are pulled over during a safety checkpoint or during a routine traffic stop. What rights do you have? As a rider, are you being profiled, and are you going to be the victim of an unreasonable search and seizure?
Though there is much debate over how far a traffic stop can go and how long it should take, there is one thing for certain: Law enforcement agencies nearly always have the power to perform roadside safety checks. The question is:
What are my rights during a traffic stop?
To answer this question, the attorneys at Hupy & Abraham have put together a free video, "Busted", which gives you information on traffic stops and how to deal with police knocking on your door at home. Please click here and fill out the form at the bottom of the page to request the free video. Know your rights, contact us today.