While you MUST give correct identification information, you do NOT have to answer any other questions.
- False ID to law enforcement is a crime.
- False statement to law enforcement is a crime.
- Saying NOTHING (other than name, rank $ serial #) is perfectly legal.
"Cause I was speeding?" -- confession. Officer doesn't need to show he was tracking you, radar was working, or anything else.
As usual, every situation is unique. Contact a Virginia attorney for specific details.
Andre A. Hakes
Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.