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photogirl92 June 11th, 2014 12:30pm

Have you ever flashed your headlights at oncoming traffic in order to warn them of a police officer ahead?

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shiculka transvaccinated
06/12/14 5:02 am

Fun fact: in Europe almost every radio station warns you on what road the police are....they even tell you whether they have a radar or it's just a regular patrol.

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ScrewU Gone
06/12/14 3:29 am

Don't flash your high beams, that's illegal. Turn your headlights off and on if you're going to warn other drivers.

And if you don't think police officers doing traffic enforcement keeps you safer, you're an idiot.

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dale41 Grand Master of FIRSTS
06/12/14 3:17 am

I do it all the time for about a mile or so after seeing the police officer. Cars in front of me get mad. Cars on the opposite side of the road are happy.

pedwingeorge Benson IL
06/11/14 4:04 pm

I usually only do it for semi trucks

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kc10
06/11/14 11:54 am

I did this one time, and the guy got mad at me and flipped me off. Probably got a ticket...

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
06/11/14 6:56 am

Yes, everyone should. The police aren't there waiting to actually protect others.

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photogirl92 Ohio
06/11/14 7:36 am

I feel the same way. Although I have heard of people getting in trouble for flashing their lights to warn people, I wonder if it's true? I just flashed mine at two cars on my way to internship this morning.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
06/11/14 7:38 am

Yes, there are some states that have laws against it. I don't know anyone personally who has encountered that issue, but it doesn't deter me. It's strange the amount of people who don't know what the light flashing means, though.