How Often Do You Get shot with lidar? (1 Viewer)

How Often do You Get Shot with (confirmed) Laser?

  • A lot: Once a week or more

    Votes: 11 17.7%
  • Occasionally: 1-3x a month

    Votes: 8 12.9%
  • Rarely: Once every 1-3 months

    Votes: 10 16.1%
  • Extremely rarely: at least once a year

    Votes: 27 43.5%
  • Never

    Votes: 6 9.7%

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RoverTtx

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I prefer ALL contact with the popo to be on my terms. Once a year unexpected is still far more than I want.
Agreed. I'd take laser over I/O all day long.

I'd rather risk a fine for running jammers than get a moving violation on my record and crazy insurance premiums.

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My last speeding ticket was with a laser gun, down by 152nd and the turnpike, it was a lone cop and I distracted, did not even have my V1 (at the time ) running,

but really around South florida I see KA 34.7 90% of the times, even on my trip to Orlando, KA 34.7 is all over the place, with some rare laser and even rarer K bands.

Now when I went to Georgia I was shocked, I was hit with laser about 6 times between Athens and the Florida state lane, 4 were marked 2 were not,but thanksfully by the 2nd laser trap I gave up and I was just riding 10 +

Now as far as laser replacing Radar it is not going to happen, they are both different tools, according to a friend I have radar is enough for almost any low transited or medium transited road , they either drive up and down the highway (which you cannot do with Lidar yet ) or they park on the side of the road with C-O and surf the internet or play on their phone, the doppler audio and their "FAST" alarm do all the work for them, eventually someone will drive by fast and they can put their phone down and chase their victim down, he told me only rookies play around with instant on since when they get certfified the trainers do all this emphasis on radar detectors and how to fool them, in reality radar detector users are a minority and most cops want a little break between traffic stops to chill , if a supervisor checks on them they are "working" running speed enforcement.

LIDAR requries carefully picking a location, setting up and aiming carefully, then they have to put their gun away and chase, too much work for a veteran cop lol also Radar has superior range, so it requires less fast reaction, they can put their coffee down, and donuts and have time to put it on drive before they drive off
 
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Atlanta has it's hotspots. In the past year of me owning CMs, I've gotten maybe 3 radar saves, one LIDAR save, and another Lidar/Waze save. Otherwise I've turned around a handful to find out what gun a LEO is using.

The one LIDAR save is probably enough to justify the cost. I know someone older than me who caused an accident 2 years ago and he's paying $350/month on insurance while I pay way less (like less than half that). I would imagine it wouldn't be that bad for a speeding ticket but it's still not worth skimping out of jammers for a hike in your rates...
 

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Having been living in SoCal for about 6 years now and having jammers on my last car for 4 of them, I've only been hit twice. So 2 in 4 years = no fun :rolleyes:. Have a new car now and based on my personal encounters with laser it's made me not have a sense of urgency to install new ALPs on my car.
 

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Here in Cincinnati we have a stretch of I-75 highway with several emergency vehicle u-turns splitting the north bound and southbound sides. They're every mile or so for about 10 miles, and there's always at least 1 cop at one of them. And they are always using laser.
 

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Having been living in SoCal for about 6 years now and having jammers on my last car for 4 of them, I've only been hit twice. So 2 in 4 years = no fun :rolleyes:. Have a new car now and based on my personal encounters with laser it's made me not have a sense of urgency to install new ALPs on my car.
You know that means you'll get nailed by lidar, right? :D
 

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The only time that my laser/lidar has ever gone off has been false alerts or in Dallas where I think they were used for some other purpose. Personally, I have never come across LIDAR on the highway in AR, MO, OK, MS, TN, TX
 

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In the three years I've had parking sensors, I've encountered 3 laser traps, 2 of which were in vehicles that didn't have them. All locations, but the last one, where I had parking sensors on my vehicle, I commonly slow down at because they like the spots. The third time I got a Ka notification coming of a ramp and I usually roll off the ramp kinda fast because it is essentially in the middle of a big farmers fields (speed limit is 60 km/hr and the flow of traffic is usually 80 km/hr+) which I slammed my brakes on and two seconds later I got hit by laser. This spot irritated me because it was just after a 60 km/hr sign coming off the ramp.

Other than that usually my saves are from long range spots, brake lights going on far ahead of me and slowing down at commonly used places. Mostly highway driving and I haven't encountered much enforcement other than photolidar in my area. I've been hit by laser photolidar a few times if that counts, but again you usually spot the trucks from miles away.

I'm otherwise happy for my time driving to be uneventful!
 

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I don't see it that often, but then I mostly work from home so dont put many miles on...
 

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5-6 times a day. Truspeed,TSS,Trucam and ultralyte LRB.
 

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