Alameda, California Speed Traps
Exiting tunnel from Oakland into Alameda. Posted speed reduces to 25mph from 45mph. Failing to slow will result in a citation. Officers sit in median near signal at College of Alameda, and aim radar at tunnel exiting motorists.
When Lincoln Ave. merges from two lanes to one, two APD bike cops sit in the apartment complex on the south side of Lincoln. They point their radar at East-bound cars. (I watched them switch to the other side of the street, hiding between two cars, pointing radar to West-bound (coming off of Park Ave.) APD will usually ticket for 30+ mph…
When coming out of Webster Steet tube coming over torwards Marina Village Parkway, there is usually two Alameda Police motorcycles aiming a radar gun at traffic coming down to Constituion Way. This is usually AM & somtimes PM commute. They ticket Alamedians and others if over 25 MPH. Commuters are leaving a 45 MPH zone through the tube and it changes quickly to a 25 MPH zone. Police take advantage knowing drivers will still be going over 25 MPH.
Both directions police pulling over cars for speeding
Motorcycle officer hides behind fence of Lincoln Middle School, catching motorists as Fernside goes from two lanes to one, at the bottom of the slight hill.