Florida: Changing Car Color Does Not Justify Traffic Stop
Florida Court of Appeal rules repainted cars should not be automatically subject to traffic stops.
Courts in Florida are now split on the question of whether motorists should be subjected to stop and search simply because they repainted their car in a new color. Last year, the Fourth District Court of Appeal said yes, they should be stopped. On December 21, the First District Court of Appeal came to the opposite conclusion.
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