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!