List of Alabama Speed Traps - City and Favorite Locations
Speed Traps, their purpose is to raise local revenue, at the expense
of your ticket.
Motorcycle cop lies in wait at the bottom of steep hill on the south side of the road
behind a building where
he can't be seen easily. Pulls em over 2 and 3 at a time.
For the top 20 locations for Speeding Traps,
click on the Alabama city web site:
Detailed research by the U.S. Department of Commerce has shown that the safest rate of travel is a few miles per hour above the average traffic speed. Enforced speed limits set below that
average speed are speed traps, sacrificing safety for revenue.
There is no significant traffic safety impact as a result of the use of the red light cameras. At almost every intersection where we have cameras, collisions have remained the same, decreased very slightly, or increased depending on the intersection you examine. When combining the statistics of all the intersections, the overall
consensus is that there is not a noticeable safety enhancement to the public.