How Long Can A Cop Legally Detain You?
Generally, a police detainment that does not result in an arrest takes approximately fifteen to twenty minutes before the person being detained is allowed to leave.
Is It Illegal To Exit The Vehicle During A Traffic Stop?
It’s not illegal to get out of the car at a traffic stop unless the officer has told you to stay in the car. However, it is an extremely aggressive move and puts the officer at a disadvantage when you get out of the car. This can make the whole interaction skew away from any favor you might have had in getting out of a ticket.