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Someone in the logbook said this happened to them, so I wondered if there were any interesting stories to share!
 

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Twice....once I pulled into a parking lot and he followed me and blocked me in....it was an Oh crap moment until he said sorry to scare you I just want to see the car
once Blue lights went on behind me...but as he was walking up I realized it was the husband of a fellow Zumba instructor---so I did not freak---
My radar detector has saved my butt more than once
 

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Had it happen once with my 930 and once with a motorcycle. The motorcycle incident was the most memorable, mostly because of my age and the location. I was maybe all of 20 and coming back home from a friends house in Lakeland, NJ though the pine barons round 9PM. It was a white Yamaha RD400 Daytona Special and being a young kid I was rarely doing the speed limit. Out of nowhere the lights come on and I get pulled over. Turns out the cop was a MC racer and had never seen the Daytona Special up close and wanted a closer look. To this day I don't know how he saw the make and model at that hour of the night but I didn't care, I was just happy he wasn't going to add 3 more points to an already stressed license......
 
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Not in a Corvette, but trailering snowmobiles! At U.S. Customs no less.

When I started pulling my snowmobiles in an enclosed trailer I expected to have to open the trailer crossing the US-Canada border. Not so...went for many years before being asked. After the first time, I mentioned it was a first. The border agent chuckled and said something to the effect that there is a first time for everything, but she just was curious what kind of sled I rode! She was an avid rider herself.
 

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I hope that's the only reason I get pulled over for, lol.
 

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I REALLY don't like the fact that troopers, local officers and unmarked cars are pulling people over just for the heck of it. It's one thing if they're on the side of you and roll down the window to ask. It's quite another to turn on the stomach droppers and make you feel as if you did something wrong. Not looking forward to that.

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Don't worry CG, I doubt it's epidemic, probably just a motorhead here and there. And I'm betting a cute chick driving makes a diff. So as long as you're not a cute chick, and just a grumpy old guy who doesn't like talking bout his new car, I think you're safe.
 

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Don't worry CG, I doubt it's epidemic, probably just a motorhead here and there. And I'm betting a cute chick driving makes a diff. So as long as you're not a cute chick, and just a grumpy old guy who doesn't like talking bout his new car, I think you're safe.
Lol! 43 isn't old. But, yes, I'm sure it's not epidemic.
 

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Nice! I would have loved to have this car when I was 43. 48 here, I'm just glad I was able to swing it before 50. Monumental achievement for me.
 

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BTW, I got pulled over in Medford Oregon by some really young looking officer that pulled me over just to "check out my car" . At first I thought that was kind of cool, but then I thought about it, and he had no concern, or respect for what I had on my agenda that day.
I now remember very clearly why I left Oregon.
 

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I REALLY don't like the fact that troopers, local officers and unmarked cars are pulling people over just for the heck of it. It's one thing if they're on the side of you and roll down the window to ask. It's quite another to turn on the stomach droppers and make you feel as if you did something wrong. Not looking forward to that.

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I agree! That is why I was asking to see if it was common.

It was akpancake's post that caused me to start the thread in the first place.

I got pulled over for accelerating too fast to the speed limit two months ago..
I once got yelled at (but not ticket) for not DEcelerating fast enough when there was a cop stop up ahead. Its like he wanted me to see the stop was coming and start crawling up to him a mile out or something! My Dad taught me to downshift thru the gears and then use the brake only at the end when needed. So, good or bad habit, that is what I was doing. :p to him 20+ years ago! LOL!
 

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I got pulled over for accelerating too fast to the speed limit two months ago.


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Is there really an acceleration limit law? "Hi officer, yes, I was doing 15MPH/sec there. Is that illegal?"

Did you get a ticket? If so, what law did you supposedly break? What state were you in?

Madness, I say, madness...
 
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No ticket, said it was "aggressive driving", got a warning


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No ticket, said it was "aggressive driving", got a warning


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What state were you in?
 

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The only way I can see somebody being pulled over for aggressive accerlation is

1) Too quick for conditions (rain/snow/heavy traffic/pedestrians present, other roadway factors)
2) Reckless or careless due to possible loss of control as a result of tire spin (burnouts, fishtailing,etc)
3) Loud exhaust - if you have some screaming loud exhaust, ala racetrack sounds.

As for rapid DE-celerating, I don't think I would want to be standing out in the road with a vehicle bearing down on me that does not appear to be slowing. And WOW, have we drifted off topic!
 

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in Medford Oregon it's referred to as a "jack rabbit start" and I did get a ticket for that 30 years ago, I contested it, and it got dropped, but with a warning from the judge, he said " while this is not an exact law, it can very easily be translated into a different infraction like competition of speed, or wreckless driving at the discretion of one of the circuit court judges like myself. Now don't let me see you back in here again"
 

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I forget the exact terminology, but in at least some states it is called "display of acceleration, or performance, or whatever" and yes folks have gotten tickets for it. Basically, showing off the capabilities of one's car on public roads can result in a ticket.
 
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