speed trap


: an area of road where police hide from drivers and use special equipment to catch people who are driving too fast

Full Definition of SPEED TRAP

:  a stretch of road policed by often concealed officers or devices (as radar) so as to catch speeders

First Known Use of SPEED TRAP



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