Are cops required to use their lights? If not, how is the issue of speeding in a police car dealt with?
November 6, 2006 7:28 AM Subscribe
Are (U.S.) police required to use their lights when speeding to an emergency or other call of duty?
posted by Stauf to Law & Government (11 answers total)
This may be a stupid question, but I ask because I recently noticed one speed past me and I couldn't help but wonder if he/she was doing so just because he/she could (i.e. no emergency or call). If they aren't required to do this, I guess my follow-up question would be: what accountability, if any, is there for cops exceeding the speed limit unnecessarily?