Stafford, Virginia Speed Traps
Police department is cracking down on speeders in Stafford county. Hope Road typically in the AM has hidden police car monitoring straight stretch of road, posted 30mph. Rush hour cars speed up to 50mph to get to work.
Virginia Driving Fines increase 1 July 07 – additional Civil penalties on certain infractions. $3000, $2000 & $1000 additional fines – on top of infraction! Radar detectors outlawed too? Who wants to drive anymore in VA!
Near County Courthouse, the speed on Rt. 1 N drops from 55 to 45 to 35 within a few 100s of meters. I have seen many drivers pulled over about a 1/4 mi. before the light at Courthouse Rd (630). The officers will hide in the parking lots coming up to the light on the right and left of the road.
He sits either facing towards the east or the west.. As I have gotten a ticket myself there two times. He is nice but there are people complaning from the new sub division, Poplar Hills, about speeders on the road as it’s a posted 40MPH and most, like myself, do 60mph without even realizing it. Luckily the cop pulled over 3 out of the 5 people that called into complain about speeding themselves!