Police, The Fourth Amendment, Qualified Immunity

11C holds that turn signal not working is (arguably) an arrestable offense.

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In Lago Vista (2006), the Supreme Court determined that police can arrest a driver for failure to use a seatbelt. Taking things a step further, the Eleventh Circuit (11C) has now decided that a policeman can arrest you if your turn signal doesn’t work (even if you don’t know it).

Case: Reid v. Henry County, Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit 2014

Written by Burgers Allday

June 17, 2014 at 2:57 pm

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