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      03-08-2009, 01:47 PM   #1
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Question for Maryland drivers.

Hey, my dad commutes to MD, and he just got a ticket in the mail for speeding. (46 in a 35). Apparently there are now radar cars that just drive around and take pictures of speeders w/ radar readout? Is that really the case? I'm just in pure disbelief as this is nothing more than driver tax. You don't even get a safety lecture by a police officer, you never get pulled over, etc. Traffic safety is a lot about having police presense, and this is just a $40ticket that has so many disclaimers about prepaying the fine that you'd think it's a timeshare ad.
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Hey, my dad commutes to MD, and he just got a ticket in the mail for speeding. (46 in a 35). Apparently there are now radar cars that just drive around and take pictures of speeders w/ radar readout? Is that really the case? I'm just in pure disbelief as this is nothing more than driver tax. You don't even get a safety lecture by a police officer, you never get pulled over, etc. Traffic safety is a lot about having police presense, and this is just a $40ticket that has so many disclaimers about prepaying the fine that you'd think it's a timeshare ad.
It is not a radar car but radar cameras. To me $40 is not that bad. If you got a ticket in VA you would be paying at least double that or more.
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Radar cameras and they suck a big one. Thank you state of Maryland!
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Radar cameras and they suck a big one. Thank you state of Maryland!
its only in Montgomery County and still better than speeding in VA. besides, those with idrive can download the cameras into nav and/or use a radar detector
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its only in Montgomery County and still better than speeding in VA. besides, those with idrive can download the cameras into nav and/or use a radar detector
what he said
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its only in Montgomery County and still better than speeding in VA. besides, those with idrive can download the cameras into nav and/or use a radar detector
How do you do that?
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just go to your favorite torrent site, and search for a bmw navigation DVD with red light/speed cameras inserted as POIs. Most of the discs just remove some of the POIs you would never use...
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