Getting pulled over by the cops will ruin just about anyone's day. Except in Halifax, Virginia.
Most states have laws that require car owners to ensure their license plates remain visible and clear of obstructions. In practicality, that can be cumbersome. Trailers, trailer hitches, bike racks and other ordinary vehicle equipment can often restrict that view.
Police officers cannot detain motorists for any longer than necessary during ordinary traffic stops.
The Ferguson Police Department used traffic enforcement as a means to systemically discriminate against minorities, a new report from the Department of Justice found.