Just a thread to see what everyones 1st experience getting stopped by a cop was...
probably done before, but who cares.
Reason I'm posting, I'll go first. Long story but...
Just happened today...
First run in with the cops was on this residential road...I had just finished washing my car and wanted to 'dry' it off by pumping up the rpms and letting air do the rest. I usually do it down this road...today, bad luck.
I turn into the road, and gun it. 1st gear up to ~6k rpms and shift up, up to only about ~30mph and I see a cop car in a driveway of a guys house and a cop right there on the street next to the house, and I'm like oh SHIT, I immediately slam on brakes, downshift, and see the cop waving, telling me to pull over. I pull over and turn off the engine.
We talk, he asks for my license, I left it at my house!!! I only planned to be driving for a bit, and didn't know this'd happen. At this point, I felt I was really fucked, but good news my house was very close, right in that area. I asked the cop if I could go home and get it, and he said 'you better run, or we'll tow this car away'...at this point I'm sprinting my way home. I sprint back, total time it took was around ~5 minutes. I give him my license, he asks a few more questions,
'Ever been arrested? License on probation? Ever got a ticket? How old are you?'
No, No, No, 17.
'Never got a ticket, and you're 17?'
'Well, there's a first time for everything right?'
At this point I really think I'm fucked, my insurance rates are high enough, a ticket will raise it by alot, plus my parents probably won't let me drive ever again.
I apologize and basically begging now, not a very proud moment..
'How strong are you kid? Let me see you flex...'
I'm like... 'uhh.'
'Do 50 pushups and we'll see.'
There was two cops there, one was undercover, one was in uniform. I get on all fours and quickly do them.
'Ok, you know what, this is your lucky day. Don't be like that guy' He points to the cop car, a guy was sitting in the back seat. 'Don't be walking the streets looking for drugs like that junkie, alright, now get out of here before I change my mind. I want to see you signal as you pull out, and be doin 10mph out of here.'
He hands me my keys, out of breath, I run to my car and get the fuck out of there. Get home, dry off the car, and glad its all over.
Btw, I don't even have a bimmer yet, I'm driving a Merc 190E 2.3L 5spd...reason why the cop stopped me was probably because of the high revs, and the really loud sound my car makes, seeing as there is a hole in both the cat and the muffler...
Ugh, I'm gonna be driving safe for awhile now, more so than before. I rarely hit those revs high, just on a few occasions, guess you can say i'm lucky and unlucky... and I need to get myself a radar detector, not that wouldve helped in that situation.