Hamilton, Georgia Speed Traps
The new state approved school zone cameras issue tickets even if school is out for the summer by claiming that summer schools are in session however no school buses are entering or existing with students
Speed limit drops quickly from 55 to 25, Hamilton PD stops unwary non-locals during commuter hours and other peak traffic times.
Just south of exit 25 (Hamilton) GHP and Harris County Sheriff’s Dept. sit in the median at least twice daily, hidden by a long row of bushes. Their vehicles face both directions. They are there every morning and afternoon during the “rush hour” to and from Columbus, GA. During Spring break and other beach travel holidays, they are really out in force. Several times a year, especially Spring, a roadblock is set up just after the Smith Rd exit 10, when it’s too late to get off the Interstate. All “suspicious” looking individuals headed to Panama City Beach are searched for illegal substances.
As you enter Hamilton and Harris County Middle School. The speed limit is 55 about a quarter mile further the limit drops to 45 then shortly thereafter 35 which is hidden behind the 25mph School Zone sign. This zone is patrolled all times of the day and night by Harris County Sheriffs.
Trap and police car not visible and difficult to see; around curve at at night as well