Camino, California Speed Traps
Hwy 50, W/B, about 1/2 mi. east of Mountain Pizza
CHP backs patrol car up to a tree, right next to the roadway, almost impossible to detect until it’s too late.
US Highway 50 near Vinyard Gas Station/ Camino Exit
Hwy 50, Westbound, Just past 2nd Pollock Pines Exit, The freeway goes downhill at a steep grade causing acceleration. the CHP usually have 1-5 vehicles waiting at the bottom of the ravine. You cannot see them due to trees.
Big weekends, out-of-towners, Apple Hill Timers Beware!
US Highway 50 Westbound near Apple Cafe
Westbound on Hwy 50 just past Camino Heights and the Apple Cafe, CHP car frequently parked just past the curve coming into Placerville. Cars usually traveling past the speed limit and you are on this CHP car before you know it and must brake quickly to avoid going over posted limit as you pass the officer’s car. Frequently pulls over traffic during morning commute.
US Highway Westbound near Truck Scale
CHP car parked on the on ramp from the Truck Scale in Camino.
You cannot see the car until you are just past it and only then if you look in your passenger side mirror.