Turkey Creek, Louisiana Speed Traps
Local police officers are patrolling within the city limits of Turkey Creek, La on LA 13 – by radar. When the sign indicates a change from 55 to 45 you need to do so or you will be stopped. When we were stopped the officer stated we were doing a certain speed. When we asked to see the radar – for the speed and it was not what he stated he said that it was because he stopped tracking when the speed was ‘x’ above the posted number. We were given a ticket and paid the fine via mail. Come to find out this is a locally well known speed trap for this community – cathing locals as well as visitors alike.
Speed Limit on LA 13 and US 167 Is 55… 63 is acceptable EXCET from the sign "Turkey Creek Corp."( North and South) the speed limit is enforced at 55, except in the village of Turkey Creek where it is enforced at 40. One cop, sits with radar near the small storage building on the west side of hwy., or in the small park on the east side of hwy.