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13 Oddball Things That Can Get You Pulled Over

Watch yourself, driver. One wrong move, and you're looking at a ticket. The Honda Fit looks great everywhere, except on the side of the road in front of a cop car.

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Bet you didn't know your car even had a license place light. Welp — it does. And if the cop can't see your digits, you're in danger of seeing those red and blue lights.

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Many people think that they've got a solid 10-mph cushion before getting a cop's attention — not so. Every officer is different, but if you want to guarantee no ticket, no speeding for you.

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OK, duh. This one is obvious. But it's the official reason you could get pulled over for doing makeup, eating, or changing pants while driving. There literally is no "safe speed" for doing any of those things.

OK, duh. This one is obvious. But it's the official reason you could get pulled over for doing makeup, eating, or changing pants while driving. There literally is no "safe speed" for doing any of those things.

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A destroyed windshield is one thing, but you can technically be pulled over for one of those teeny-tiny, little cracks you barely even notice.

A destroyed windshield is one thing, but you can technically be pulled over for one of those teeny-tiny, little cracks you barely even notice.

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Ever find yourself essentially living in the left lane? Well, stop. That lane's for passing only, and certain cops will be sure to clue you in on that while handing you a fat ticket.

Ever find yourself essentially living in the left lane? Well, stop. That lane's for passing only, and certain cops will be sure to clue you in on that while handing you a fat ticket.

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Apparently there's such thing as being too careful. If you're "impeding traffic," then you could be fair game for a ticket. Go with the flow!

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Reconsider before buying that Little Mermaid license plate cover. If Ariel's fin covers any part of your license plate, you could be busted.

Reconsider before buying that Little Mermaid license plate cover. If Ariel's fin covers any part of your license plate, you could be busted.

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Sometimes your car just isn't big enough to hold what you need. But no matter how much you convince yourself that it'll be fine, you're probably wrong in the eyes of a law enforcement officer. Get a moving truck, silly.

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We get it. You had a hard day. But reevaluate before you blast techno on your way home. Because if it can be heard from at least 25 feet away (depending on the state), you're in trouble mister.

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Making those tires screech sort of goes hand in hand with reckless driving behavior, right? Sure. But even if you do it by accident, look out. You might be in for a world of expensive hurt.

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In Connecticut, you're not allowed to have any lights visible from the outside of the car that aren't white, yellow, red, or amber. How BORING.

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You can tint your windows a bit. But to the point where they're blocking more than 50% of light transmittance? No sir.

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Yep. That's right. In California, it's illegal to throw anything out of your moving vehicle unless it's water or bird feathers. We're not sure why, but we're not going to question it.

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