Are driver's license checkpoints legal?

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asked Sep 22, 2017 in Law Enforcement/Police by Ry821 (410 points)
Are driver's license checkpoints legal?

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answered Sep 23, 2017 by Lexwall (660 points)
By the supreme court drivers license checkpoints would be considered illegal since the supreme court says that you don't need a drivers license to drive in your own personal vehicle.

The only time you legally need a drivers license is when driving commercially.

But it's not worth explaining to a cop and dealing with all the crap that you have to go through so although I'm not required to have a drivers license I do so just to avoid any time wasting trouble with the police.

I can just show my drivers license and be on my way.

Plus I need my drivers license to prove identity for other things as well.

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