I am aware that flexing your rights gives you legal protection, not physical protection.
We simply want to learn what it is that we CAN do. I feel that just the knowledge gained through real world experience dealing with the system is well worth the effort.
I have a soft-spot for those that know how to submit a tree's worth of paperwork, and can get cases stretched out for hearing after hearing. I don't know why, but that stuff makes me want to pull up my kilt and scream "FREEEEEDOOOM!!!"
I'm sure a lot times the only satisfaction you can get is the mere knowledge that you were a (completely legal) nuisance, and the feeling of know that you "stuck it to 'em, even the slightest bit.
Mainly, we view this as an opportunity to learn a little more about the "justice" system, and the way they twist and contort all of those laws in which "ignorance is no excuse". Worst case, wife spends some time getting smarter, and we lose $10 on a seat belt ticket. Best case, my wife learns to keep her fear at bay and remains calm the NEXT time. Win-win with a chance to have the last laugh is an accurate description of what we're attempting.
"I do not add 'within the limits of the law,' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual."