Real Talk #047 – What to say if you are stopped by the police

You’re driving down the street and notice the police car behind you has just turned on its siren and flashing lights. You need to pull over. What do you do? What should you say? Getting pulled over by the police while driving can often be a stressful situation, even if you haven’t done anything wrong.

In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy gives you some key English expressions to help you deal with getting pulled over. You will hear what it means to dispute a ticket, to grab your registration, and to write someone up.

Fun facts

Even though traffic stops occur on a daily basis, Stanford University’s Open Policing project has found that the average driver has about a 1% chance of getting pulled over in a year.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • To act rashly
  • To get pulled over
  • To grab your registration
  • To weasel [one’s] way out of [something]
  • To dispute a ticket
  • To write [someone] up

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