Off Topic A place to boldly go off topic. Just about anything goes.

Top 10 Cities for Speed Traps

Old 02-18-2011, 01:48 PM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,734
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Angry Top 10 Cities for Speed Traps

An on-line article appeared today about the 10 worst cities for speed traps. Here is what it had to say:

"Speed limits are supposed to be based on factual studies of traffic and what the majority of motorists deem as a safe speed," said Chad Dornsife, director of the Highway Safety Group . "Now, the posted limit has become a revenue generatorónot a safety device."
The National Motorists Association, a drivers' rights group, estimates that speeding tickets are a $4.5 to $6 billion industry in America.

To be clear, speeding tickets aren't just for lead foots: In some places, they'll ticket you for going one mile over the speed limit and others set the speed limits artificially low.

"In some places, the average speed limit is set 10 to 15 miles below the actual safe speed for conditions," Dornsife said. "It makes technical violators out of people otherwise driving safely."

1. Houston, TX- 373
2. Austin, TX- 189
3. Las Vegas, NV- 187
4. Colorado Springs, CO- 186
5. Jacksonville, FL- 175
6. Denver, CO- 165
7. Orlando, FL- 165
8. Dallas, TX- 156
9. Chicago, IL- 153
10. Los Angles, CA- 151
Cuda340 is offline  
Old 02-27-2011, 02:03 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 628
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts

hahahaha.... Glad i leave nowhere near those cities. Feel bad for the folks in Houston. looks like they're far and above anyone else.
tdub2112 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Off Topic
10-18-2011 06:51 AM
Off Topic
08-10-2011 03:50 AM
Sights N Sounds
04-12-2008 08:52 AM
Off Topic
08-20-2007 04:16 PM
Off Topic
07-04-2007 09:17 AM

Quick Reply: Top 10 Cities for Speed Traps

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: