Imagine getting pulled over for coasting through a stop sign or going just a few (several?) miles over the speed limit. Then imagine the police officer handing you a Target gift card, rather than a ticket.

That's what happened to motorists in Novi, as police officers decided to spread a little holiday cheer.

"Nobody expects a lot of good things to happen when they get pulled over on a traffic stop," Officer Jerry Webb told WJBK.

The program, dubbed "Kindness is Contagious" enables officers to do something nice -- and unexpected -- for drivers whose lives are already busy and complicated. It's funded by local businesses.