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      01-30-2013, 10:15 PM   #51
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Exactly what I was trying to point out.

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Originally Posted by PrometheusM3 View Post
You've actually got it backwards. The section you quote is an exemption to the general prohibition in 26708 (a)(1), to wit: "A person shall not drive any motor vehicle with any object or material placed, displayed, installed, affixed, or applied upon the windshield or side or rear windows."

The exemption for the seven-inch section of the lower part of the windshield doesn't apply to you, both because your sticker is in the upper part and is way more than seven square inches.

Unfortunately you are guilty under the letter of the law, as inscrutable as it is.

Obviously a more reasonable officer may not have hassled you for that, but I agree with other people that it probably was the German flag which got them riled up. We Americans tend to be a patriotic sort, and given the unfortunate association with German nationalism and a certain World War, I don't think your sticker aroused the warmest of feelings among this particular LEO. Just my 2 cents.
This is getting comical isnít it?

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WTF is going on in this thread?
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