Court: Simply driving slowly does not warrant police stop

JESSICA SHAMBAUGH | Daily Reporter
Published: 02/06/2013

Driving noticeably under the speed limit does not warrant a traffic stop unless there is evidence the driver is obstructing the flow of traffic, a 5th District Court of Appeals panel recently ruled.

The three-judge appellate panel sustained Alan Dean’s contention which claimed the state failed to establish that an officer had probable cause to stop him for traveling at an unreasonably slow speed.

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