If I get pulled over because the registered driver is suspended. Do I have to do anything more than show my id to prove I am not the suspended driver

I am getting pulled over a lot because my
brother is the registered owner. The title
has a lean so I can’t transfer ownership. I
just don’t want to allow the police to make
me do anything I am not obligated by law to
do.

Asked on April 15, 2017 under General Practice, Wisconsin

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

It would be a good idea to also show a copy of the registration as well--while the police should have that information available, it's not a bad idea to have and provide a copy. That will show them that the person to whom it is registered is not the one driving.


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