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post #33 of (permalink) Old 06-16-2014
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Originally Posted by WhiteBird00 View Post
As I said in another post, it's not the checkpoints that are not legal in the US - it's random checkpoints that have been ruled unconstitutional. As long as the police can show that checkpoints are not random (e.g. stopping every fourth car) and that they aren't profiling (e.g. stopping only import "tuner" cars), they meet the requirements and can stop motorists without prior probable cause.

In Canada there is no such ruling - they can just stop whatever car happens to be next after they finish with a previous one.
Texas doesn't do checkpoints, but if its after midnight you'll probably be followed a good ways. Had one stay on my ass for ten miles before he left me alone.

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