2 thoughts on “CHiPs In The Sky

  1. Using an airplane in conjunction with a car to cite speeders must have the worst return on investment imaginable. Thank you for contributing to California’s fiscal crisis.

  2. Speed Trap Prohibition
    40801. No peace officer … shall use a speed trap in arresting … any person for any alleged violation … nor shall any speed trap be used in securing evidence as to the speed of any vehicle for the purpose of an arrest or prosecution under this code.

    40802. (a) A “speed trap” is …:
    (1) A particular section of a highway measured as to distance and with boundaries marked, designated, or otherwise determined in order that the speed of a vehicle may be calculated by securing the time it takes the vehicle to travel the known distance.

    40804. (a) In any prosecution …, an officer … shall be incompetent as a witness if the testimony is based upon … a speed trap.

    40805. Every court shall be without jurisdiction to render a judgment of conviction … if the court admits any evidence or testimony secured in violation of, or which is inadmissible under this article.

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