HPD cracking down on flags flown on vehicles
The Honolulu Police Department is asking drivers to be mindful.
Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 7:02 PM HST by
The Honolulu Police Department (HPD) is cracking down on flags displayed on cars.
HPD took to social media to share their reaction to numerous complaints and inquiries they have received from the public regarding large flags and banners being flown from vehicles.
They are asking drivers to be mindful,' writing in the post, "Large objects, such as flags, recreation equipment, furniture, or tree branches, that obstruct the driver’s view or the view of other drivers or that pose a distraction could be potential traffic hazards."
The department is reminding motorist that by law, a driver's view is to be unobstructed and 'no object should extend beyond the widest part of a vehicle.'
The fine for violating the law ranges from $70 to $97.