Boulder City, Nevada Speed Traps
Going thru Boulder City speed limit is 35 in a commercial/business district. Then when it seems you have exited Boulder City as your on a down hill grade it is nothing but what seems as open road. Got pulled over for going 70 in a 45. However didn’t see 45 mph sign till the cop was pulling myself and the only other car on the road over. Explained to the cop that we’re from out of state going to the Grand Canyon, etc, etc. Cop cuts me off tells me he would have pulled me over if I was doing 46 in a 45. No warning, no breaks no mercy….I knew it was a trap because the cop told me he was giving me a break by marking my speed at 50 in a 45….because at 70/45 is big fine. So I asked him how much will the 50/45 be? He lied to me and said he didn’t know but the price was printed as clear as day on the ticket he was in a rush to ticket the other car he simultaneously pulled over! Coming back from the Grand Canyon saw the same thing 2 ars pulled over at once this time it wasn’t me I did 33/35!
Coming from Hoover Dam or Grand Canyon West on 93, the speed drops to 35mph and is poorly marked and on a multi-lane road. Never saw a change in the speed limit. Speed limit changes probably blocked by large trucks and commercial vehicles. Pulled over west of Boulder City Dam Lodge on 93. Two of us pulled over by the same cop; at the same time, and while we were there 5 more vehicles were pulled over by 3 more police cars that stopped right in front of us. The cop laughed and said they had a zero tolerance for speeders. When I questioned the poorly marked speed limit change he stated that ignorance of the law is no excuse, but what he really meant was ignorance of speed traps is expensive. I figure in the space of 15 minutes the city collected over $2000 in fines from unsuspecting motorists. Probably not locals as they prey on tourists who probably won’t fight the ticket. Please help get the word out about Boulder City’s speed traps. Thanks
Unfortunately, I have to work in Boulder City and I just want to warn EVERYONE that basically the whole city is a police trap. Speeding, cell phone use, registration lapse, looking at the police in a mean way, are all enforced. Just don’t stop in Boulder City because they love their PD. Keep moving (slowly and don’t use your phone)
Huge Speed trap this morning. It on the hill as you approach Boulder City from Las Vegas. Cops everywhere. Today is Oct.26,2011 7:40 am.
There will be one cop on the left side of the road with a radar gun that radios the ridiculously long line of patrol units siding on the 93 on ramp. Got singled out in a line of cars doing 70 in a 55. There were 18 units and bikes waiting single file to pull people over. Passed six others pulled over in the mile and a half before the town starts. Speed trap