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I sat next to a Colorado State Trooper on a flight from Denver. Didn't find out till the end of the flight, but I had to ask him about how much over the speed limit someone had to be before he would ticket them. He hemmed and hawwed, but said about 20 MPH over the speed limit on highways before he would pull someone over. And depending on their attitude, he might only give them a warning. He also said he would pull over anyone over the speed limit in school zones. Take it with a grain of salt.
 

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speed limits?? we dont need no stinking speed limits!!! :lol:

not around here..geez you go 5 mph over in the wrong district and they'll nail your arse!! now on the highway, they'll usually give you 10 mph over..
 

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That's pretty much the rule I followed. No leniency in school zones.

If the driver was an azz, then he was getting a ticket. If he was nice, he might just get a warning if everything else was in order.
 

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I try(try) to do no more than 10 over any speed limit. Any amount of ticket would just ruin my day.
 

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Arizona had those damn cameras all over. Cool thing with those is that if the photo couldn't identify you as the driver, it was as good as useless. So, you could fly through an intersection with a mirrored visor, have you photos taken and a ticket mailed. Wouldn't last a minute in court because, unless you admitted it, no one could ascertain if it really was you under the visor.

Also, the cameras were set for 8MPH over. EVeryone knew that so they'd go 7 over. Or, some were permanent intersection cameras and you'd just slow down at that intersection.
 

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Yeah, we do the same thing on the permanant mount ones.

Also, photos are taken from the back, so it is quite easy to say you weren't riding.

I think they were cracking down on that though, not sure how.

At the moment, we have a 3kmph tolerance on the cameras, it's insane
 

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I have many in my family that are cops and they'll all tell you that the average is 13 or 14 over and they'll pull you over and just as most said. Depending on attitude will depend on whether or not that person gets a ticket...
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