Thread: Speeding Ticket
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      12-03-2011, 10:29 PM   #108
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Originally Posted by -=Hot|Ice=- View Post
Yes! Someone who understands! A detector should only be used to make you more aware of your surroundings. Using a detector as a way out of a ticket is pointless. If the cop is aiming at you, by the time the detector picks up a signal, you're clocked and busted. This is the case for both Radar and Laser.
Wellllll... I can attest that my Escort 9500ci has defeated LIDAR on several occassions.

These days, the most "dangerous" detection mechanism for a driver remains to be "instant-on" radar and the latest generation photo-radar vans. I am guessing that the new photo-radar setups use something other than microwave to do an initial clocking and only activate the radar if you're speeding (since that is one of the legally recognized means of clocking speed).

Great photo, BTW.
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