Cookeville, Tennessee Roadblocks
dui, seatbelt, and license
The road block was located about 1000 ft from a local bar/diner right before the 1-11 onramp. They just stopped me, popped their head in the window, and put a flashlight in the car, and asked me where I was going. I’ve only seen it once in the two years I’ve lived by there. Approx. 11 pm. Other cars were stopped with people out, approx. 5 cop cars.
I went through a roadblock Thursday. We have the same roadblocks for 3 days every June and September. We have a bike rally and the police don’t like it.
Well my windows were down because it was hot an we were coming to a stop at the roadblock. The officer asked how dark my window tint was and was it factory? I told him I just got the car from the dealership a week ago, which I had.
We were asked to pull to the side and turn off the engine. I was the passenger, my husband the driver. My window was checked with a gauge and I was told Tennessee’s legal window tint is 10% and mine was 13%. We were asked for identification and our names were called in while the warning was being written and the drug dog was sniffing around my car.
I thought I was the only lucky one but when we arrived at the bike rally, half of the people went through the same ole crap! Is this legal?