Getting pulled over by a police officer can be frightening for any driver. Immediately, you may be thinking, "What did I do wrong?" and "Will I get a ticket or, worse, arrested?" These thoughts can be spinning around in your head, particularly if you have had a drink before driving.
The vast majority of Americans rely on their sense of sight to help them understand the world around us all. However, it is important not to rely too heavily on this particular sense in certain situations. Eyesight is vital, but it is also unreliable at times. Have you ever “sworn” that you have seen something that ended up not being there? Have you ever remembered a scene differently than everyone else who was present at the same time? Have you ever looked at something, looked away and then realized that you remembered characteristics of what you just witnessed incorrectly?