Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Rear View Mirror "Decorations" Can Get You Pulled Over

...for those of with tasbihs/masbahas and other Islamic "decorations" hanging from our rear view mirrors:

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided, after consulting with Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox’s office, that the state’s law is clear on the matter: A dangling object of any size constitutes something that can obstruct the view of a driver, and therefore is illegal and grounds for cops to stop motorists.
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“They basically say that anything dangling from the mirror provides probable cause for pulling people over,” Helfrick said. “The question becomes, how does the officer determine what obstructs your vision?”

More at: FreeP.com

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