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Does tinfoil on your hubcaps bypass police radar?

Does tinfoil on your hubcaps bypass police radar?

Metal is super reflective, but it might not reflect a stop by the police. Learn if tinfoil on your hubcaps helps bypass police radar at HowStuffWorks.


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