Good day. Yesterday I was driving and tu...

Asked by Marix2 on 15-11-2019 09:14:17
Question posted in the Criminal Law category relating to Gauteng
Question value: R 150.00

Good day. 

Yesterday I was driving and turning onto an offramp over a yellow line.

There was Metro cops.  It looked like they pulled me over, so I put on my hazards and pulled over to the side.

When I checked my rearview mirror, the metro cop was not moving to my vehicle but pulled the vehicle off beheind me.

Then I started moving forward to take the offramp.

After I took the offramp I checked in my rearview mirror again, and it looked like another vehicle was flashing his brights at me.

I don't want to get into trouble. What must I do?

I read last night that it is a criminal offence if you chase away from the Metro Cops, but I thought they didn't pull me over and I didn't speed of or try to avoid them?

Please advise what would be the best process forme to follow.

Thank you

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