Who do you report a car on the road with no working brake lights or only one brake light?

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Ifyou're on the road behind them, get their license plate number and the make, model and color of the car, then call 911 to report them. If it's someone you know, then you can call your local police department or Sheriff's office to report this vehicle. You need to report this vehicle, whether you know the driver or not; you may very well save someone's life. You won't have to give your name, so you can do it anonymously.

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