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Study reveals top 5 excuses police officers hear during traffic stops


PITTSBURGH - Police officers have seemingly heard every excuse in the book when it comes to traffic violations, but a recent study by revealed the top five.

According to the study, the excuses officers hear the most are:

  1. I couldn’t see the sign telling me not to do it.
  2. I’m lost and unfamiliar with the roads.
  3. I didn’t know it was broken.
  4. Everyone else was doing it.
  5. I’m having an emergency situation in my car.