Smithfield, Rhode Island Speed Traps
State Route 146 near Best Insurance
There are always cops hiding in the Best Insurance parking lot, and just past the pool emporium on 146. They hide there because the MPH drops drastically in about 1/2 mile (from 55- to- 35) and they will stop you! especially at night around 12-3am (after club/bar hours)
State Highway 104 near US Highway 295
Going south, just before you cross over 295, the road goes around a bend and the speed limit is 40, as you cross 295, the road gets wider and straight, and goes downhill at a decent grade. Motorists’ speed can easily breach 50, since you are usually going 45 in the 40 zone(5 mph grace in RI)
State Route 7 near State Highway 295
set up just south of rt 295, southbound side in the driveway of the Remax real estate office. Speed limits drops to 35 mph as you approach the downhill road and most drivers don’t realize the momentum and wide open roadway can reach 45 mph and more. This long downhill allows the local cops a great opportunity to catch drivers.
State Route 7 near Parentes Resturaunt
The simthfield police set up across from parentes resturaunt up on hill on the northbound side, as well as right after the light in an abandon lot on the same road, beware bryant college students the love ticketing rich college students
State Highway 295 N near Exit Number 8
Travelling on 295 north from Exit 7(Rt 44), there are constantly State Troopers under an overpass as you come around a blind bend prior to exit 8(Rt 7). Be very careful. The officer will sometimes put the cruiser up against the wall of the bridge enbankment to further conceal his/her hiding spot!