WATCH OUT: Famous Speed Traps In Western New York
Heading into the long Memorial Day weekend there will be more and more cars on the road and that means more chances for police to pull over speeders.
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If you have lived in Western New York for any length of time, you know there are some areas that you just don't speed. They are well-known speed traps.
So this weekend, slow down and save some money by not speeding near these areas.
According to the website speedtrap.org, here are the most famous speed traps in Western New York.
1. Inbound 33 near the 198 splits. It is only 55 mph here and police tend to sit and wait in the morning and midday hours
2. 290 Near Sheridan Drive exit - If you have ever been on the 290, you usually see a trooper in the turnaround area near the main street exits.
3. Niagara Falls Blvd near the Wurlitzer building - Police like to sit in the old Niagara gutter parking lot behind the bushes shooting radar at the traffic going southbound.
4. Transit road and Southwestern - Police will sit here by the bridge looking for speeders
5. 190 South near the Smith Street exit - Police will sit in the grass in between the exit and entrance ramp.
6. 190 North near the Peace Bridge - Police will sit near the pump station
7. Niagara Falls Blvd near Kenmore Ave. - The speed limit is 35 and police will sit there waiting for speeders.
Those are just some of the speed traps to be on the lookout for, but remember the best way to avoid a speeding ticket is to drive below the speed limit, as long as you are not in the left lane when you do!
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