Central, Louisiana Speed Traps
Baton Rouge/Central City Police Units sit in the middle of the intersections or on the breakdown lanes scanning motorists after they pass the bridge between Choctaw and French town Road. Units also tail drivers starting at the entrance of the Thruway and Florida Blvd and they tag team each other. The speed limit is 50 mph but the way the road conditions are, including the bridges and wide space it would appear that it was built for Interstate speeds, tempting motorists to drive faster to keep up with traffic. This entire new highway since 2013 is a speed-trap. Be aware and do not travel faster than one mile over the speed limit or they will pull you over.
30mph speed limit in residential neighborhood on a long straight street. Sheriff’s Dept is out there frequently due to people driving too fast in the neighborhood. Slow Down!
Slow down in the 20mph school zone on Hooper Rd in front of Central Middle School. Sheriff’s Dept is out there frequently in the a.m. and p.m. school zone hours.
Motorcycle and Unit sit on old Comite Drive at stop sign or on other side at first side street shooting at bridge. Speed limit is 40 which is good for the old section of Comite but from Comite Bridge to Blackwater it’s difficult.
Motorcycle officer with squad car assistance. Motorcycle hides on Cline road checking speed of cars coming over bridge. Speed is 40 MPH. Road is wide, secluded, and always clear. Going over 40 is too easy and they exploit that.