Speed Traps So Out of Hand, States Forced to Put Caps on How Much Cops Can Steal from Drivers


By Justin Gardner Anyone who has taken a road trip knows that speed traps are out there. Slowing down through a township is a good thing, but when authorities deceptively change speed limits and write 1,000 tickets a month on a tiny stretch of interstate, it’s just plain extortion.
The American Automobile Association (AAA) put out a study on municipalities swelling their revenues through speed traps. This policing for profit has reached egregious proportions in several US towns. Seven states have already imposed limits on the percentage of revenue a town can keep from traffic citations, and now federal legislation is being proposed.
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