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Old Jan 7th 2008, 5:26 pm
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Default Police car speed traps – help to avoid them.

Yesterday I was going to my office and I was a bit late. I was speeding like “THE FAST ... AND THE FURIOUS”. Before reaching to my office, police trapped me and charged me a fine. I am now very afraid and I don’t want it to happen again in my future. So here, I am looking for an idea or may be a way that can help me to know about police car speed traps, speed cameras, and other road way hazards. Can anyone suggest me that what should I do? I will grateful for your suggestion.
Thanks in advance!
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Old Jan 7th 2008, 5:27 pm
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a) Buy a radar / laser detector.
b) Slow down.
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Get up earlier and stick to the speed limit
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c) ride a bicycle to work
d) leave the country

PS: Maybe you should have given yourself the user name, "Leadfoot".
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If you look at the side of the road there ar signs with numbers on, some of them let you know how fast you can drive try looking at them.
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Originally Posted by rockhand77 View Post
Yesterday I was going to my office and I was a bit late. I was speeding like “THE FAST ... AND THE FURIOUS”. Before reaching to my office, police trapped me and charged me a fine. I am now very afraid and I don’t want it to happen again in my future. So here, I am looking for an idea or may be a way that can help me to know about police car speed traps, speed cameras, and other road way hazards. Can anyone suggest me that what should I do? I will grateful for your suggestion.
Thanks in advance!
An example of "other road way hazards" would be those speeding. So, as others have pointed out, it would be best to stick to the speed limit unless you like paying fines and higher auto insurance premiums.
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Damn!! ..has moron week come around already ....
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Originally Posted by Thydney View Post
If you look at the side of the road there ar signs with numbers on, some of them let you know how fast you can drive try looking at them.
So if your on the 75 ..stick to 75mph

on the 486 ..it may be a bit more difficult
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I was juggling meat cleavers recently and cut my hand quite badly. Can anyone suggest how I might be able to avoid cutting my hand in the future?
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I was juggling meat cleavers recently and cut my hand quite badly. Can anyone suggest how I might be able to avoid cutting my hand in the future?
Juggle with your feet ..
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Default Re: Police car speed traps – help to avoid them.

Radar Detectors = Mostly legal
Radar Jammers = Very illegal
Laser Detectors = Mostly legal but pretty pointless
Laser Scramblers = Mostly legal
Drive the speed limit = You wont get caught ever
Open your eyes = You will see any other hazards

The last 2 are your best options.
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Default Re: Police car speed traps – help to avoid them.

Originally Posted by rockhand77 View Post
Yesterday I was going to my office and I was a bit late. I was speeding like “THE FAST ... AND THE FURIOUS”. Before reaching to my office, police trapped me and charged me a fine. I am now very afraid and I don’t want it to happen again in my future. So here, I am looking for an idea or may be a way that can help me to know about police car speed traps, speed cameras, and other road way hazards. Can anyone suggest me that what should I do? I will grateful for your suggestion.
Thanks in advance!
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Originally Posted by rockhand77 View Post
Yesterday I was going to my office and I was a bit late. I was speeding like “THE FAST ... AND THE FURIOUS”. Before reaching to my office, police trapped me and charged me a fine. I am now very afraid and I don’t want it to happen again in my future. So here, I am looking for an idea or may be a way that can help me to know about police car speed traps, speed cameras, and other road way hazards. Can anyone suggest me that what should I do? I will grateful for your suggestion.
Thanks in advance!
Am I the only one who thinks this poster isn't for real. Look at the quotes "police trapped me and charged me a fine" and......." I don't want it to happen again in my future."

I don't think that English is this poster's first Language and I do think he/she is about to hit us with some Spam.:curse:

Jim.
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Originally Posted by rockhand77 View Post
Yesterday I was going to my office and I was a bit late. I was speeding like “THE FAST ... AND THE FURIOUS”. Before reaching to my office, police trapped me and charged me a fine. I am now very afraid and I don’t want it to happen again in my future. So here, I am looking for an idea or may be a way that can help me to know about police car speed traps, speed cameras, and other road way hazards. Can anyone suggest me that what should I do? I will grateful for your suggestion.
Thanks in advance!
BTW, how over were you?
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Originally Posted by rockhand77 View Post
Yesterday I was going to my office and I was a bit late. I was speeding like “THE FAST ... AND THE FURIOUS”. Before reaching to my office, police trapped me and charged me a fine. I am now very afraid and I don’t want it to happen again in my future. So here, I am looking for an idea or may be a way that can help me to know about police car speed traps, speed cameras, and other road way hazards. Can anyone suggest me that what should I do? I will grateful for your suggestion.
Thanks in advance!
Your options have already been mentioned several times, you can stick to the speed limit or get a radar detector.. I got caught a few months ago and all I got was the policeman's phone number ..
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