speed traps

Tiny Florida Town's Pursuit Of Speeders May Get It Wiped Off The Map
Tiny Florida Town's Pursuit Of Speeders May Get It Wiped Off The Map

No one likes a speed trap, except maybe law enforcement agents. But according to the New York Times, one tiny town's ticketing streak has been so outrageous, so brazen, that it's infuriated even the county sheriff. As a result, the whole town could be obliterated -- literally. It will not surprise...Read More»

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Missouri Judge Says, 'Yes, You Have A Right To Warn Other Drivers About Speed Traps'

Over the past couple of years, drivers in Florida and Texas have been ticketed for notifying their fellow motorists about speed traps. In Florida, Ryan Kintner simply flashed his high-beams to oncoming cars -- the international "Police ahead!" signal -- but in Texas, Ron Martin went so far as to...Read More»

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Report: Springdale, Utah Speed Trap Targets Foreign Tourists

Speed traps can ruin a summer road trip. It's not just the cost of the ticket that makes your blood boil; it's also that feeling that you're being targeted for being an out-of-towner, seen as a cash cow for a cash-strapped county. Most of us just grin, bear it, and try to move on. But according to...Read More»

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North America's Top 25 Speed-Trap Cities For 2011

If you're planning a road trip this long, Labor Day weekend, you might be preoccupied with thoughts of swimsuits, beach umbrellas, and maybe a last-minute oil change. But before pulling out of the driveway, you might also want to consider the location of speed traps, which can turn a quickie...Read More»

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