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Old 05-09-2011, 10:40 AM
 
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If your driving a federal owned car, and you run a stop sign, is it considered a felony?

 
Old 05-09-2011, 11:08 AM
 
Location: Vermont
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Why would it be? What's the context, and where did you get such an idea?
 
Old 05-09-2011, 01:01 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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Every police officer in the country would be a felon.
 
Old 05-09-2011, 01:36 PM
 
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Every police officer in the country would be a felon.
Police are a federal force?
 
Old 05-09-2011, 02:16 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle, originally from SF Bay Area
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It's only a felony if you are not a federal employee, but that's grand theft auto.

The traffic laws are the same regardless of who owns the vehicle.
 
Old 05-09-2011, 03:58 PM
 
Location: New York, New York
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Why would you think this to even be a possibility?

By definition, a felony generally involves a prison term of greater than 1 year. What gives you the impression that running a stop sign ever gets someone over a year in prison?
 
Old 05-09-2011, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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Running a stop sign in a vehicle titled/registered with the FEDS is deserving of a misdemeanor traffic citation--just like everyone else.
 
Old 05-09-2011, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Columbia, California
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Running a stop sign in a vehicle titled/registered with the FEDS is deserving of a misdemeanor traffic citation--just like everyone else.
Maybe so, but the offense is that only of a infraction.
 
Old 05-09-2011, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Vermont
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Spam thread. This is all over the Internet with the exact same grammatical error.
 
Old 05-09-2011, 07:05 PM
 
Location: ID
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Spam thread. This is all over the Internet with the exact same grammatical error.
Are stupid spam threads felonies if you mention the feds?
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