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The Real Reason Cops Do These Strange Things

Checking License Plates

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If you’ve ever been driving, you might have noticed police cruisers trailing cars while checking license plates on their computers. This is actually a common practice and is nothing to be alarmed about. Officers usually run license plates to double check a vehicle hasn’t been reported as stolen, has outstanding tickets or if the owner has driver’s license suspension.

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