Erwin, Tennessee Speed Traps
Typically hide vehicle at end of bridges on interstate highway. Operated by state police in conjunction with Unicoi County court. This section of highway has no history of accidents.
At mile marker 51, I-26 Westbound there is a curve going down a steep grade. The officer sits on his launching pad running backwards radar and catches you on the downhill slope.
Got a speeding ticket at 10pm coming down a very steep slope on one of the last mountains before they ended. I believe its bad enough to ticket someone going down a mountain who will be gaining speed anyways and if you checked them 30 seconds later would be doing under the limit! But I also thought it was odd there was a cruiser on side of road with light off and so I got over in fast lane as per the law when officers on side of road and as I went around a curb and got back in the slow lane, I noticed another cruiser with lights off and I didn’t have the time at that point to even get over because I had just come around a curve. So I passed him in the slow lane and sure enough he turns his lights on and pulls me over. I was already mad about the ticket but when I called and got the fine cost, I’m livid. $226!!! I actually travel work a lot and was in Washington DC talking to someone about where I lived and they mentioned getting TWO speeding tickets in this same area when they have had to travel through. Just drove to Atlanta this week and I seen the cruisers sitting on side of road in the traffic coming the other way, and yeah they were near the bottom of a hill!
Between Jackson Love & Carolina, is this small road beside the Fish Hatchery. It is 15 MPH. There is only one sign and it is facing the Jackson Love end.
Later in the evenings, A cop will typically sit in the parking lot of a church just off of Rock Creek Rd., just before a trailer park. I’ve Watched him pull many people over, so avoid speeding on Rock Creek Rd., as its VERY easy to hit 45-50 MPH when the speed limit is 30 MPH