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  1. ...The first backup patrol
    vehicle should generally be positioned to the right of the primary patrol vehicle.

          

  2. 316.216Section ___, F.S. explains the legal right to use lights and sirens to get the violator's attention during a traffic stop.

          

  3. "Routine"Even though officers perform them day in and day out, there is no such thing as a ___ traffic stop.

          

  4. 320Step ___: Notify dispatch of the traffic stop.

          

  5. Public AddressPart three (pink) of a UTC is retained by the ___.

          

  6. High Risk Traffic StopAccording to the Florida Legal Guidelines, a ____ is the lawful, temporary detention of an individual in a vehicle by a law enforcement officer for an investigative purpose.

          

  7. Title 18, Section 242A ___, printed on a Florida driver's license, may limit a driver from operating certain types of motor vehicles or require that he or she meet certain conditions when driving any motor vehicle.

          

  8. Light BarThe ___ is one system, along with strobe, flashers, and other lights.

          

  9. Class D and E LicensesA driver with a ____ license is limited to driving motor vehicles weighing less than 8,000 pounds. In addition, such a driver must be accompanied by a licensed driver 21 years of age or older who occupies the closest seat right of the driver, and the learner may initially drive only between the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Three months after issuance of the learner license, the driver may drive from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. A driver with a learner license may not operate a motorcycle without a motorcycle endorsement.

          

  10. One and a half to TwoAs a general rule, the patrol vehicle should be positioned ___ car lengths behind the violator's vehicle.

          

  11. ConductSuspected violators may be targeted based only on their ___.

          

  12. HSMV 75901You might see a ___ in the trunk where the lock should be, which is a common sign of a stolen vehicle.

          

  13. Hard DividerOfficers should make sure that a ___ splits the sets (three copies), when completing the citation.

          

  14. InfractionAn ___ can be either a moving or non-moving violation, depending on how the statute defines it.

          

  15. No Approach TaticA ___ begins the moment an officer observes an event or reason that merits the stop.

          

  16. Correction; ClarificationThe most common reason the DHSMV returns a Uniform Traffic Citation to the issuing agency is for ___ or ___.

          

  17. Take-down AreaOfficers should make sure that a ___ splits the sets (three copies), when completing the citation.

          

  18. 7Step ___: Exit the patrol vehicle.

          

  19. Commercial Driver License (CDL)—Classes A, B, and CThe license also may not be ___, ___, ___, or___.

          

  20. Class C___ is required for drivers of straight trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of 26,001 lbs. or more.

          

  21. CourtPart one or the complaint portion (white) of a UTC is given to the ___.

          

  22. Traffic StopA ___, printed on a Florida driver's license, may limit a driver from operating certain types of motor vehicles or require that he or she meet certain conditions when driving any motor vehicle.

          

  23. 5A citation is required per F.S. s. 316.650(3)(a) to be submitted to the Clerk of the Court within ___ days after issuance to the violator.

          

  24. 6Step ___: Activate emergency equipment to communicate the stop to the driver.

          

  25. Faded; Altered; Mutilated; DefacedThe license also may not be ___, ___, ___, or___.

          

  26. International Driver's LicenseA genuine ___ looks similar to a passport in contrast to a state-issued driver's license.

          

  27. BackStep ___: Apply appropriate approach techniques.

          

  28. Criminal ViolationA ___ will be either a misdemeanor or felony.

          

  29. Identification CardA ___, printed on a Florida driver's license, may limit a driver from operating certain types of motor vehicles or require that he or she meet certain conditions when driving any motor vehicle.

          

  30. ...Step ___: Activate emergency equipment to communicate the stop to the driver.

          

  31. Traffic Flow___ is the general speed and direction of vehicle or pedestrian movement.

          

  32. Class E___ is required for drivers of straight trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of 26,001 lbs. or more.

          

  33. 5Step ___: Park the patrol vehicle.

          

  34. 14The ___ Amendment guarantees every person within the U.S. equal protection under the law.

          

  35. Ball Point PenUse a ___ to ensure that the information is legible on all three copies.

          

  36. Gross Vehicle Weight RatingGVWR stands for ___.

          

  37. ...Proof of compliance needs to be provided to the Clerk of the Court within ___ days.

          

  38. Florida's Uniform Disposition of Traffic Infractions ActAn ___ refers to a stop in which the potential risk of the situation is not known.

          

  39. Uniform Traffic CitationA ___, printed on a Florida driver's license, may limit a driver from operating certain types of motor vehicles or require that he or she meet certain conditions when driving any motor vehicle.

          

  40. FrontRequired restrictions and endorsements will be listed on the ___ of the license.

          

  41. Plus One___ is required for drivers of any non-commercial motor vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating less than 26,001 pounds, including passenger cars, 15-passenger (including the driver) vans, trucks or recreational vehicles, and two- or three-wheel
    motor vehicles 50 cc or less, such as mopeds or small scooters. Farmers and drivers of authorized emergency vehicles who are exempt from obtaining a commercial driver's license must obtain this license.

          

  42. Class E Learner's LicenseA genuine ___ looks similar to a passport in contrast to a state-issued driver's license.

          

  43. 316Florida law enforcement officers should be familiar with the traffic laws found in chapters ___ (Motor Vehicle Licenses and Registration) of the Florida Statutes..

          

  44. 2Step ___: Notify dispatch of the traffic stop.

          

  45. Moving___ violation options are to pay a civil penalty, elect (request) a hearing in traffic court, or elect to attend and complete a Driver Improvement Course (if eligible). Some moving violations require a court appearance.

          

  46. Discriminatory or Bias-based Policing___ or ___is the unequal treatment of any person— including stopping, questioning, searching, detaining, or arresting a person—solely or primarily because of the person's race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.

          

  47. Non-movingSuspected violators may be targeted based only on their ___.

          

  48. EndorsementA license ___ is a special authorization printed on a Florida driver's license permitting a driver to drive certain types of vehicles or transport certain types of property or number of passengers.

          

  49. 322.15Florida law enforcement officers should be familiar with the traffic laws found in chapters ___ (Uniform Traffic Control Law) of the Florida Statutes..

          

  50. ...During a night stop, the backup vehicle's takedown lights, high beams, and spotlight should be focused on the suspect vehicle's passenger side.

          

  51. Reasonable Suspicion___ are among the most frequent activities that a law enforcement officer performs.

          

  52. Suspended; Revoked; Cancelled; DisqualifiedIt is unlawful to drive in Florida with a ___, ___, ___, or___ license.

          

  53. "Vanity"While the majority of specialized tags are ___ plates displaying the owner's nickname or commemorating a college, sports team, or cause, some have specific uses and restrictions.

          

  54. "Tear Up"It is illegal to ___ a citation after it has been issued.

          

  55. Class E-LearnerA driver with a ____ license is limited to driving motor vehicles weighing less than 8,000 pounds. In addition, such a driver must be accompanied by a licensed driver 21 years of age or older who occupies the closest seat right of the driver, and the learner may initially drive only between the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Three months after issuance of the learner license, the driver may drive from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. A driver with a learner license may not operate a motorcycle without a motorcycle endorsement.

          

  56. Horizontally; VerticalOfficers may stop a vehicle if ___ exists that a crime was, is being, or is about to be committed.

          

  57. "Routine"A diabetic person's license may display ___ in red print.

          

  58. Court Appearance___ is required for drivers of any non-commercial motor vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating less than 26,001 pounds, including passenger cars, 15-passenger (including the driver) vans, trucks or recreational vehicles, and two- or three-wheel
    motor vehicles 50 cc or less, such as mopeds or small scooters. Farmers and drivers of authorized emergency vehicles who are exempt from obtaining a commercial driver's license must obtain this license.

          

  59. 25A citation is required per F.S. s. 316.650(3)(a) to be submitted to the Clerk of the Court within ___ days after issuance to the violator.

          

  60. HoleYou might see a ___ in the trunk where the lock should be, which is a common sign of a stolen vehicle.

          

  61. RightIf the violator stops on the ___ side of the road, assume the offset position in which you align the center of the patrol vehicle's hood with the left taillight of the violator's vehicle.

          

  62. Class A___ is required for drivers of trucks or truck combinations with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 26,001 lbs. or more, provided the towed vehicle is more than 10,000 lbs.

          

  63. 9A citation is required per F.S. s. 316.650(3)(a) to be submitted to the Clerk of the Court within ___ days after issuance to the violator.

          

  64. Motorcycle Also; Motorcycle OnlyA ___, printed on a Florida driver's license, may limit a driver from operating certain types of motor vehicles or require that he or she meet certain conditions when driving any motor vehicle.

          

  65. 3Step ___: Select a safe location to stop

          

  66. 8Step ___: Conduct a visual assessment of the violator's vehicle.

          

  67. 2Step ___: Maneuver the patrol vehicle through traffic until safely catching up to the violator, and determine at what point to safely make the stop.

          

  68. VehicleFlorida Statute s. 316.003(75), Florida Statutes, defines ____ as "every device, in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks."

          

  69. Moving___ violation options are to pay a civil penalty or elect a hearing in traffic court.

          

  70. 30Proof of compliance needs to be provided to the Clerk of the Court within ___ days.

          

  71. Class B___ is required for drivers of trucks or truck combinations with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 26,001 lbs. or more, provided the towed vehicle is more than 10,000 lbs.

          

  72. Unknown Risk Traffic StopWhen an officer knows in advance that a vehicle has been reported stolen, was seen in the commission of a felony, or when the driver or an occupant of that vehicle is suspected of a crime in progress or felony, the risk increases both for the officer and for the public. This is known as a ____.

          

  73. FourThere are ___ current versions of the Florida Driver's license, which is the license issued to state of Florida residents who pass the DHSMV tests granting them the privilege to drive in Florida.

          

  74. Sexual Predators; Sexual OffendersA driver with a ____ license is limited to driving motor vehicles weighing less than 8,000 pounds. In addition, such a driver must be accompanied by a licensed driver 21 years of age or older who occupies the closest seat right of the driver, and the learner may initially drive only between the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Three months after issuance of the learner license, the driver may drive from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. A driver with a learner license may not operate a motorcycle without a motorcycle endorsement.

          

  75. 322Florida law enforcement officers should be familiar with the traffic laws found in chapters ___ (Driver's Licenses) of the Florida Statutes.

          

  76. ...Florida law enforcement officers should be familiar with the traffic laws found in chapters ___ (Motor Vehicle Licenses and Registration) of the Florida Statutes..

          

  77. Minority___ describes the smaller segment of a population that differs from the majority by one or more characteristics.

          

  78. Non-moving___ describes the smaller segment of a population that differs from the majority by one or more characteristics.

          

  79. Stationary ModeIf working in ___, the officer should choose a safe parking place for the patrol vehicle from which to monitor vehicle movement and watch for traffic violations.

          

  80. TwoPosition all backup vehicles ___ door widths apart so that all vehicle doors can open completely.

          

  81. "Insulin Dependent"As mentioned earlier, a traffic stop is never ___.

          

  82. OfficerFlorida Statute s. 316.003(75), Florida Statutes, defines ____ as "every device, in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks."

          

  83. 1Step ___: Interact with the driver.

          

  84. RestrictionA ___, printed on a Florida driver's license, may limit a driver from operating certain types of motor vehicles or require that he or she meet certain conditions when driving any motor vehicle.

          

  85. Department of Highway Safety and Motor VehiclesTwo other alerts—ss. 775.21, for ___, and 943.0435, F.S., for ___- would be displayed in the right hand corner in black.

          

  86. Non-moving___ violation options are to pay a civil penalty or elect a hearing in traffic court.

          

  87. Informational AlertsA Florida driver's license may also include ___ that signal an officer about a person's health condition or public safety status.

          

  88. Traffic stopsA ___ begins the moment an officer observes an event or reason that merits the stop.

          

  89. ViolatorThere are ___ current versions of the Florida Driver's license, which is the license issued to state of Florida residents who pass the DHSMV tests granting them the privilege to drive in Florida.

          

  90. 4The ___ Amendment guarantees every person within the U.S. equal protection under the law.

          

  91. Traffic StopAccording to the Florida Legal Guidelines, a ____ is the lawful, temporary detention of an individual in a vehicle by a law enforcement officer for an investigative purpose.

          

  92. Mapp v. OhioIn ___, 367 S.S.643 (1961), the Supreme Court declared that no state can limit this constitutional right; every person is entitled to be treated the same under similar circumstances.