Orchard Lake, Michigan Speed Traps
35 in what was 45 going east after Hiller
Police hideout with lights out between Bank and Gas Station. They are there every night from 10pm – 5:30am.
Patrol car sits on easement grass near Commerce Rd.Often after dark, at St. Mary’s. Local speed 25 M.P.H.. Slight curve in road obscures them until it’s too late.
The Orchard Lake Police like to sit in the parking lot of the large white Presbytarian Church on the south side of Commerce road between Hiller and Orchard Lake Road. They are usually facing west aiming at the east bound lane, however can and do nail speeders heading both east and west on Commerce.
East or West bound traffic on Pontiac Trail should be aware that withing the City limits of Orchard Lake, the speed is 35 as compared to 45 MPH for the same road in neighboring West Bloomfield. Police cars often sit in the day care parking lot or the nature preserve entrance near Arlene to nab offenders. While 40-50 MPH is common for motorists rushing through Orchard Lake, the OLPD continually seeks to enforce their posted speeds.