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Are there flashing lights in your rearview mirror? When law enforcement pulls up behind you and gives you the signal to pull over, here’s how to handle yourself during the traffic stop.

Nearly every driver has been pulled over for a traffic violation, but we all wonder how to handle a traffic stop for the best possible outcome. This infographic guide will help you navigate your next nerve-racking traffic stop and may even help you get off with a warning.

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How to Handle a Traffic Stop Safely Infographic