Recent Examples of speed trap from the Web
Police continue to conduct speed traps to warn or cite drivers for dangerous behavior.
But critics fear that allowing even one speed camera on Route 210 could set a precedent and lead to an expansion of the state’s speed traps.
For years, lobbyists treated the Foreign Agent Registration Act the same way some drivers treat speed limits — not something to worry about if there isn’t a speed trap around the corner.
See some of the worst speed traps in the state in the gallery above.
After Coughlin left the Senate, other lawmakers got a bill passed that eliminated mayor's courts in towns with less than 200 residents, thereby putting a kibosh on an Interstate 71 speed trap run by the tiny Cleveland suburb of Linndale.
Waze optimizes route times by navigating users around traffic and alerts them of accidents and speed traps.
He was caught in one of the worst speed traps in Alabama.
The former mayor doesn't dispute the idea of a speed trap built to prop up the town budget.
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Definition of speed trap for English Language Learners
: an area of road where police hide from drivers and use special equipment to catch people who are driving too fast
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