Childress, Texas Speed Traps
Constable hides in the dark and waits for someone to drive above the posted speed limit, which is 75 mph. Received a speeding ticket while passing an 18 wheeler. This guy has had numerous complaints against his tactics, he gives no warnings.
Officer sits behind a concrete partition at cement plant on south side of 287, about 1/4 mile from east city limits, can not see him if going east until too late, and you better drive speed limit thru this town, or you will get stopped, lot of new younger cops.
Officers set just south of Hospital at oxygen supply facility on west side of 83. They catch people easily coming from the north, driving south because of a hill just north of where they sit, and the speed limit changes right in that area. Be aware of this location.
Officers sit under canopy at a gas station in the dark across the street on north side of courthouse, cannot tell a patrol car is sitting there until you are almost on top of the location.
This is a broad divided hwy – two lanes each way with turn lanes and wide shoulders. don’t be tempted to speed. A least one deputy sheriff patrols in a white pickup with” instant on” radar.
Fines, payable to the Justice of the Peace, begin at $150.00 for 1 (one) mile over the speed limit.