Module 7: Cooperating with Others on Highway 06(What to Do When Stopped by a Traffic Officer)

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If you are stopped by a police force, it is suggested that you:

  1. Slow down and steer the vehicle carefully to the right of the road;
  2. park your vehicle on the right, as far as possible from the main travel lane. park on the right shoulder and, if not, park on a nearby well-lit side street or in a parking lot away from heavy traffic;
  3. park the vehicle, set the emergency brake, turn off the engine, and turn on the hazard lights.
  4. if it happens at night, turn on the light inside the vehicle;
  5. stay in the vehicle, roll down the driver’s window if you feel it is safe to do so. keep both hands in sight on the wheel. wait for the officer to give you instructions. an officer can approach from either side of the vehicle;
  6. Before looking in the glove compartment of the vehicle or under the seat for your insurance certificate or driver’s license, inform the officer where these items are located and follow their instructions;
  7. If you are asked to get out of the vehicle, check the passage of other vehicles to be able to exit safely;
  8. suggest to the passengers that they stay inside the vehicle, unless the officer gives them other instructions;
  9. At the end of the stop, give the proper signals and carefully return to the correct travel lane when the officer gives you permission to leave. Obligations, responsible