Re: JAMBO97 AUTO Travel tips - radar
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Sat, 3 May 1997 08:52:30 -0400
On Fri, 2 May 1997, Alan C. Wolfson wrote:
> Scouter Don wrote:
> > For those that are driving to Jambo, I beleive that
> > radar/lazer detectors are totally ILLEGAL in VA.
> > If you are stopped, they will confiscate and destroy
> Can police really confiscate and destroy personal property that is legal
> in your home state, but happens to be regulated in a state that you are
> passing through? I would think that would be a violation of Federal
> Interstate Commerce regulations.
Yes, it's true. Happens all the time. You don't even have to have the
thing on; if it's locked in your trunk, you're still "in possession".
There are fairly good sized signs just inside the state border on all
Yes, out-of-staters constantly challenge it, but consistently lose.
I don't believe the ICC is in any way involved in that. It's part of
the "Law and Order" campaign to reduce highway deaths and increase
compliance with speed laws.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City