It’s happened to the best of us. One minute, you’re driving along, pressing your foot a little harder on the gas pedal because you think nobody’s watching and then - bam! - there’s a cop who seemingly just appeared out of thin air to ruin your day.
My friend, you’ve just been had by a speed trap. It’s hard to be mad at the setback, after all, speeding is always a no-no (whether anyone is watching or not), but to be taken down by a speed trap is a special kind of torture. To help you avoid these types of traps, we’re going to tell you about some of the top speed trap cities in Texas.
According to speedtrap.org, the ten worst Texas speed trap cities are as follows:
- San Antonio
Let’s look a little more closely at the areas to avoid (or just proceed with caution) in our top 5 cities.
Area #1: Beltway 8 Northbound just before Clay Rd exit
Area #2: North Shepherd just before 11th St
Area #3: Wescott (southbound) approaching Memorial Dr
Area #1: 1604 access roads between Braun and Bandera
Area #2: O’Connor Rd driving toward I-35
Area #3: 4600 San Pedro (School Zone)
Area #1: Comanche Trail (past Oasis Restaurant)
Area #2: S 1st and Meadow Lea
Area #3: Dean Keeton at I-35 (near UT campus)
Area #1: Ross Ave downtown (no right on red)
Area #2: Forest Ln at Denton Dr
Area #3: Medical District exit before I-35
Area #1: I-45 N past MM 260 under overpass
Area #2: I-45 S MM 260/259 (usually hides in the Assembly of God church parking lot)
Area #3: I-45 S around mile marker 261
Man, it felt good to expose all of those speed traps. BUT remember: even if there are no speed traps in sight, it will always be unlawful to speed. Ace is watching you. Happy driving!