Actually, they’re not cops. Some are security guards; others are motorcycle enthusiasts making an extra buck. They freelance their services to funeral escort firms and wear company uniforms. If you encounter a procession of mourners, says Nick Clark, spokesman for Rose Hills, “don’t break the line.” When on surface streets, stop at green lights if a convoy crosses in front of you. “You wouldn’t want to crash that party,” Clark says.
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