Leesville, Louisiana Speed Traps
As you’re heading east into Leesville on highway 8 (Texas hwy) you will see on the left side of the road a small flea market with one or two log trucks parked. A short distance beyond this is a area off the left side of the hwy that looks like a little dirt road that makes a ‘U’. Many times there will be a city police car parked there. If you’re going over 45 either way you usually will get a ticket. They like this location because there’s a steep hill coming out of Leesville headed west between Tower mobile home park and the flea market. It’s very easy to go over the limit coming down this hill. At other times a city police car will take up a position in the parking area of the Calvary Baptist church just across the road. While I’ve never been stopped for speeding here (never had a speeding ticket my whole life) I’ve seen a lot of vehicles pulled over along this stretch.
This is near the ‘Y’ after the 4 lane divides. Advance Auto Parts is on the left, Subway and a washateria are on the right and Cirkle K is right in the middle. Just after Circle K there’s another building then a cross street linking the two sides of the hwy. Many times I’ve seen a cop car parked there waiting as southbound traffic is coming by down a hill. It’s easy to overrun the limit here because of the hill and they know it.
Traveling North on HW171, pass the light on Bellvue Road, going into the curve, usually sitting on the left side in 2 different locations.
Usually in medium during early morning hours or afternoon when workers are going or coming from work. Almost always State Trooper & you will get a ticket.
80% of time there are officer(s) in the median between north and south bound lanes. Popular time for them to multiply and enforce is dawn, dusk, and night when it is hard for you to see them. If you get pulled over you WILL get a ticket.