Corning, Arkansas Speed Traps
City has portable speed check machine. State will not allow permament placement. City moves from location to location. Patrol car hides in area. Stops
vehicle speeding issues no seat belt. This effort circumvents state law- 50%
tickets written fpr speed violations ten miles per hour (10 m.p.h.) or less than posted limit. AR TITLE 4 12-8-403.
Ar Statutes 12-8-403 To end-run this statute CPD writes tickets – no seat belt,
or city ordinance in lieu speeding.
Police park at Watson’s Gas Station Pumps. They disguse themselves as fueling
their patrol cars. There are a couple that profile. One stops only female drivers. Police offer city ordinance offense to save on insurance rates.
West City limit coming from Pocahontas AR. Farm shop on North side US 67. Police ‘hide’ among equipment.
Inbound from North US 67; North city limits is small bridge, within 1/2 mile on right is Wooden Windmill + junk machine shop – police ‘hide’; further into town @ BobCat Lane 1st National Bank of left, across US 67 is Erwin’s Eye Clinic, police park in parking lot working South bound traffic. Across street @ Magniola St is used car lot @ service station. Police use this site work both North/South Lanes. Traffic flow is US 67 from St.Louis MO to Little Rock, Ar.US 67 has stop light @ corner junction of US 62 & Flash Mart. Major traffic flow South bound turns right, north bound turns leFort Traffic light brings US 62 into flow. US 62 East inbound into city 25 mph curve. Police set in service station lot.