Kinston, North Carolina Speed Traps
Travelling on Hwy. 70 westbound from New Bern to Kinston, just as you approach Kinston, the sign says "Reduce speed ahead". You have no idea what it is going to reduce to or how far ahead. Then you see the sign that reads 45mph. If you have been going 55, unless you really hit the brakes hard, you cannot slow down to 45 in that short time. You will get a ticket if you are not AT 45mph when you reach that sign. Doesn’t matter if you are slowing down and will be at 45 very soon.
70mph drop to 55mph found this by going to search systems.net north carolina,lenoir county,court docket,criminal noticed the high number of tickets for 70+ in a 55mph zone in this area,it’s unreal the number of tickets.
When traveling past kings store the speed is reduced by 10 to 15 mph and is posted remember that most vehicles don’t slow down by that much and there is a stop light that changes throughout the day.