Re: JAMBO97 AUTO Travel tips - radar
Doug Roach (djroach@IX.NETCOM.COM)
Sat, 3 May 1997 10:05:50 -0400
> > > 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
> major roads.
If a Chief Scout Executive were passing through Virginia and forgot he
had a loaded radar detector in his trunk...
Sorry. It was too easy. :-)
SA Troop 10
South Florida Council
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