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Cop Lights Illegal?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by James3492, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Dec 5, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    James3492

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    Black-out Tail lights Painted Rims & Hood Scoop
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    toyotadude5

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    ya i believe they are still illegal tho. but maybe not if they are always turned off whill on the road.
     
  3. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:05 PM
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    Brunes

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    They are most likely illegal to turn on while driving.

    I wouldn't want to be the guy who has them and gets hassled....but it's your truck bro...
     
  4. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:06 PM
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    red taco

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    They are illegal even in the desert. Granted its hard to get caught when nobody can see you but we tried it one time so we could go out on a night ride and always see the guy in the back. BLM didn't think it was funny. We got chewed out pretty good.
     
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    illegal on the road, at least where I live, and I'm sure even off-road you could get pinned for impersonating an officer if you did something that merited attention from the law
     
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    James3492

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    well no i would have them off a secret switch somewhere you wouldnt think. so no one could push it. but i would just have them for fun. =) haha
     
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    Blu08Taco

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    The one time you "accidentally" turn them on and get caught, will make you wish you never had them in the first place. Either become a cop, or don't put them on.
     
  8. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:08 PM
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    Good GOD!!! It is illegal in all 50 states!!!! Unless you are a legally authorized LEO or other emergency personnel. You can be charged federally for impersonating a police officer. It actually happened here. DO NOT... I REPEAT.... DO NOT PUT YOURSELF IN THAT SITUATION. You won't like the results.
     
  9. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:09 PM
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    James3492

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    Calm Down. haha. So If i just got white or blue... what if i did it for my emergency or hazard lights?
     
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    You're not listening. DON'T do it. :rolleyes:
     
  11. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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    hahaha. Okay okay. i wont do it. lol
     
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    Being "technically" legal might not get you carted downtown but it certainly won't win you any friends in the LE community. Prolly not the best move to make... just sayin'
     
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    Seeing how you are in California I would review the vehicle codes.

    They can be found here.

    Regarding flashing lights on a vehicle.

    It states
    Permitted flashing lights
    From what I gather in my research and lack of effort to post up... In short You can have them you just can't use them.
     
  14. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    If you do it make sure that you take pictures and let us know how jail is
     
  15. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:17 PM
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    Thank you for your information that you have given. =) I will not put them on. haha.
     
  16. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    Off topic here, but you need to update your avatar pic. Here's the car with it's new mods:


    [​IMG]
     
  17. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:55 PM
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    Holy Shit.... Not the same car but thats an intense picture. I was in Italy and took those pictures just over a month ago. I like it with the ALL IN ONE PIECE Mod that I saw it with.
     
  18. Dec 5, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    AriZonaD54

    AriZonaD54 BANNED in 49 states...

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    Theyre freakin sweet... I must agree.

    BUT, no bueno. The charge of "Impersonating a Cop", does not go over very well in the judicial system. Dont do it.
     
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    Then again, when you're 17 anything is posible.
    take care
    vbibi:(
     
  20. Dec 5, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    Do they have more than one?
     
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