Costa Mesa, California Speed Traps
motor cops park in the kfc parking lot betwwen kfc and jack in the box. they use radar on both north and south traffic.
At the bottom of Hill on Placentia Ave going through Fairview Park heading towards Adams, the patrolman waits on either side of the street watching for people coming down the hill into a 35 mile an hour zone. The motorcycle is hidden up on the sidewalk or on the opposite side of the street tucked into the residential street.
A cop hides in shadow of tree watching for people speeding into Wilson Elementary School 25 mph School Zone going towards Placentia Ave.
If you are traveling south on Fairview, cop sits at the base of the hill just south of the 405. They hide just around the right corner at the first street at the bottom, so you can’t see them till you are right up on them. Really easy to go over the limit unless you brake.
Going northbound on Fair, a squad car sits on the right side at the edge of a residential neighborhood on Fordham Drive. Not enforced all year long, just strictly enforced for around a month once or twice a year.