WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU GOT PULLED OVER ?Rick Rock
You can't always win when you’re pulled over while driving. But according to real-life cops these few simple words can improve your odds of not getting a ticket astronomically.
Ask“ How’s your day going?” Treating a police officer like a human is a good way to get him/her to treat you the same way: Small talk humanizes the people the police are dealing with and makes it harder for them to give someone a ticket.
Source: Reader’s Digest magazine, 5/10/21
Me? First, both hands on steering wheel in plain sight. If night time, inside light on so everything visible. Wait until asked for paperwork. Apologize for making him/her stop you. Ask for leniency (which might help if you have a good driving record) ~RR~