Month: September 2014

Fla. town hailed as king of the speed traps under investigation

By VICENTE ARENASCBS NEWSSeptember 3, 2014, 8:14 PM

WALDO, Fla. – Two of the country’s worst speed traps, according to AAA, are on a 20-mile road that runs through this North Florida town.

It’s so bad an auto group posted a billboard warning of the rapid changes in speed limit.

arenas03.jpgLast year, Waldo, Florida’s seven police officers wrote nearly 12,000 tickets.

 CBS NEWS

“They’re just waiting to catch people because they have to write so many tickets in order to meet the budget and that’s wrong,” said Pat Burgess, who lives in Waldo, a town of 1,000 people and one stop light.

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