Equipment Violations

Beware of Obscured License Plates in Virginia

published by Andrew Flusche on November 8, 2012

If you have a license plate frame or cover on your vehicle in Virginia, you’re asking to be pulled over. My recommendation: take it off! Video Transcription Hello, my name is Andrew Flusche. I’m a Virginia traffic attorney. A lot of people have license plate frames or license plate covers on their vehicles, and I’m […]

A $250 Headlight Ticket Due to Rudeness

published by Andrew Flusche on November 6, 2012

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Many times when you get pulled over for having a headlight out the officer will give you a warning. After all, it’s one of those items you normally won’t know about until someone points it out to you. Today in Spotsylvania General District Court I saw an example of a headlight ticket gone wrong. One […]

I recently read about a new gadget that’s designed to beat traffic camera tickets (for red lights and speed). Naturally, I was intrigued. The product is called the “noPhoto,” and it looks like any old license plate frame. But whenever it detects a camera flash, it fires off it’s own super-bright flashes. The goal is […]

Rejection Stickers Provide Legal Stops

published by Andrew Flusche on September 21, 2011

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Are you driving on a rejection sticker? If so, you’re inviting the police to pull you over. Virginia law allows officers to stop any vehicle who they have a “reasonable articulable suspicion” to believe is in violation of a law. I like to refer to this standard as “more than a hunch.” This means that […]

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Bring Proof for Fix-It Tickets

published by Andrew Flusche on December 7, 2010

If you have a “fix-it ticket,” such as expired registration or improper exhaust, don’t go to court empty handed. Learn what type of proof you should bring with you. Transcription I had this video transcribed for visitors who prefer to read the content. Hello I’m Andrew Flusche. In traffic defense there are a number of […]

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Fix Your Cracked Windshield

published by Andrew Flusche on April 12, 2010

How many cars have you seen driving around with a chipped or cracked windshield? Do you drive one of those cars? You really should get your windshield fixed. A cracked windshield basically begs the police to pull you over. It’s an easy (and legal) reason for a traffic stop, where they can try to fish […]

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