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In this lesson we will learn vocabulary used when you’re pulled over by the police.
Max: Good afternoon.
Joe: Good afternoon, sir. What seems to be the problem?
Max: Sir, do you know why I pulled you over?
Joe: Err…I guess so…was I speeding?
Max: Yes, you were doing 50 miles per hour in a 20-mile per hour zone.
Joe: Yes, sir. I’m very late for an important meeting.
Max: Your license and registration, please.
Joe: Certainly. Here you are.
Max: Mr. Andrews, your license expired six months ago. Is the address correct?
Joe: Yes, sir. I’ve been traveling a lot on business and haven’t had time to renew it.
Max: Well, Mr. Andrews, I’ll only give you a ticket for speeding, but make sure you take care of that expired license.
Joe: Of course. I’ll take care of it this week…
Paula: Good morning. May I see your driver’s license please? And your registration.
Diana: Did I do anything wrong, officer?
Paula: You did not stop completely at the stop sign back there, Ma’am.
Diana: But I’m in such a hurry! I really need to get to the hospital as soon as possible!
Paula: What happened?
Diana: My son’s had an accident! They called from school and told me he was taken to the hospital!
Paula: All right, Ma’am. I’m escorting you to the hospital. Follow me. Here are your license and registration.
Diana: Thank you very much, officer. Please, let’s go.
Paula: He’ll be Ok, Ma’am. You just follow me and drive carefully.
Paula: Do you know why I pulled you over?
Tony: No. I have no idea.
Paula: One of your taillights is broken. Can I see your license and registration, please?
Tony: A broken taillight? I just picked the car up from the mechanic!
Paula: Well, you should go back and have him fix it.
Tony: Thanks for letting me know.
Paula: Mr. Bruck, your driver’s license is expired…
Tony: Excuse me? When?
Paula: It expired one month ago.
Tony: Oh, no! What will happen now?
Paula: Well, I’m letting you go with a warning this time, but make sure you renew your license today.