Fairplay, Colorado Speed Traps
One patrolman in a bronco with radar that comes out of who knows were. The patrolman was very open about writing a ticket for a out of state driver. He in my opinion wrote the ticket for far more than I was going in order to bump up the fine. When he handed me the ticket he advised me that there is another speed trap in Alma just a few miles up the road.
Coming down a long hill into town, the speed limit drops from 45 to 35 to 25 in such a short distance that it is very difficult to get slowed down enough. The police will clock you in the 45 zone and claim you were still going at least 45 when you hit the 25 zone, thus getting you for being 20 mph over the limit. The courthouse is full of people getting caught in this trap and the one in Alma, where the same thing happens with the quick speed changes.
25 MPH posted til way out of town, Officer hides in the bottom of hugh revien (small creek) south side of town, Unvisible til you are right on top of them. Days Nights all Holidays, whenever fairplay needs revenue! Five miles over speed limit sometimes not tolerated