06/28/2010

The constant danger of highway traffic stops

No set policy on roadside stops because each poses a unique danger

By Lisa Redmond
The Lowell Sun

LOWELL, Mass. — Each time a police officer steps out of a cruiser during a motor-vehicle stop, or stands in a roadway directing traffic, that officer's life is in mortal danger.

It's man versus machine, and the machine usually wins.

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