Judge says flashing headlights is free speech

Apr 11, 2014 Read more: Star-Telegram.com

Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flashed his lights to warn a UPS driver coming the other way.

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Tony Waters

New York, NY

#1 Apr 11, 2014
The AAA in this country is patterned after the English AA and RAC (Royal Automobile Club. Originally, the primary function of these organizations was to warn members -- and only members -- that they were approaching a 'speed trap.' That is why members always put the AA or RAC badge on the front of the car. The the AA man of a motorbike saw the badge, he saluted. If he did not salute, that meant there were police ahead.

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