What should I do if a police officer stops me while I’m driving?
You should decrease your speed and use your signal to indicate which way you intend to pull over (always pull to the right if at all possible). You should try to pull out of the way of traffic and leave enough room so that the police vehicle behind you is also able to get out of traffic. If you are pulled over at night, try to pull over in a well-lit area. Turn on your dome light and keep your hands on the steering wheel. Do not begin to search for your driver's license before being told to do so and do not exit your vehicle unless asked by the officer. Stay calm and provide the information requested by the officer. Answer questions without embellishment or storytelling. Please do not reach under the seat, in the glove box, etc., without telling the officer what you are doing. Remember, the officer does not know you or your intentions.

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