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Written by attorney Lee Earl Devendorf

Police Road Blocks they call Safety Check Points

The Constitution does not allow police to stop citizens except in limited situations. One is for safety and to check for the mechanical condition of vehicles. However these safety check points are usually down the road from local bars and set up at midnight.

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Virginia Code 18.2-266 and 18.2-270 are dense but will give you information.

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