Have you ever passed a cop cruiser on the freeway and warned passing drivers that a potential speed trap is up ahead by flashing your lights?
If you do, a federal judge says that’s your first amendment right, at least in Missouri.
According to the Wall Street Journal, a man was charged with a moving violation in a town there and faced a fine up to $1,000 after he flashed his lights.
The charges were dropped but that driver followed through with a lawsuit then the American Civil Liberties Union stepped in.
A federal judge in St. Louis ruled that it’s within drivers’ rights to flash headlights as a signal to other motorists that speed traps lie ahead.
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