CHP says it's a myth 'sports cars' get pulled over more often

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Monday, October 15, 2018
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"The idea that we stop 'Sports Cars' more often is a total myth, but we are looking for vehicles speeding or driving in a reckless manner, which often times lead to DUI" said the Contra Costa CHP.

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- True or False? Sports cars are more likely to get pulled over compared to other models.

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"The idea that we stop 'sports cars' more often is a total myth, but we are looking for vehicles speeding or driving in a reckless manner, which often times lead to DUI," said the Contra Costa CHP on its Facebook page.

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The department shared a picture after pulling over a driver in a black sports car in Pleasant Hill .

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"Thankfully we were able to stop this driver and get him off the roadway before a collision occurred," said the CHP.