FRI FEB 07, 2014 AT 11:15 AM PST
Flashing Headlights to Warn of Speed Traps Is Protected Speech
Hey flashers, you are now protected under the First Amendment right to free speech to give the universal sign to fellow drivers that cops are nearby running radar.
Hailed as a “victory for drivers,” U.S. District Court Judge Henry Autrey in St. Louis, Mo. ruled Monday that flashing one’s headlights to warn others about speed traps was free speech.