West Chester, Pennsylvania Speed Traps
There is a driveway cut into the uphill side of the street, police crusiers park in the driveway and issue citations using VASCAR and painted white lines.
Residents often complain about drivers exceeding 25 mph speed limit and insist on citations.
The police officer was stationed on Pottstown pike, on a bridge looking down on Route 202 North. It was easy to spot their other attempts at speed traps on 202, but this location demonstrates an advancement in strategy for the local police. It is the overpass before the exit for Boot Road.
radion chronograph is used to time the distance between two posts on the uphill between Wilmington Pike & Green Tree Dr and Wilmington Pike & Old Wilmington Pike.
Speed trap(S) are set up between Rt. 926-Brinton Lake Road. in Thornbury twp. Chester County.
40 tickets were issued in one hour according to Westtown twp Traffic Safty unit police. They sit at all stop signs to make sure you make a full stop. They also sit in resident drivways at bottom of hills behind the trees. Thats where they do speed checks. Let me tell you they grab everyone for those to things speeding ans not stoping at stop signs.
State and Local Police have recived calls from residents concerning speeding on rt. 926 in a number of areas between US 202 and PA 352. Local police use marked and unmarked cars. In some situations you will notice private looking cars.(Cars that dont even look like police cars but are.)Somtimes a black unmarked car sits there. He is the supervisor of the traffic unit of Westtown regional police. Mind that there are a number of white lines drawn to use VASCAR. Areas in specific where local police sit is: Northgate rd, The Consept school at Westtown rd and 926, S. Concord rd, and the Westtown Post office parking lot. Sate police use radar. You can find state police in peoples drivways. They also sit infront of the New Greenbrier At Thornbury development down a mile before rt. 352. Be aware that they have increased patrol and traffic speed details in this area.