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SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns #486853
02/26/14 12:29 PM
02/26/14 12:29 PM
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For being a small town, San Pedro is faced with a lot of traffic problems. The hustle and bustle of everyday traffic that keeps things running on the island can become overwhelming at times. Itís the price residents have to pay to enjoy the commodities their island paradise provides. With all that traffic, there are too little traffic wardens to properly control and keep a close eye on the situation. The San Pedro Traffic Department counts with seven wardens all who have a lot on their hands to deal with.

This week the San Pedro Traffic Department has armed its wardens with a device that will assist them, not to alleviate traffic, but to hammer down on speeding. The department has acquired a speed gun to monitor the speeding habits of drivers and administer traffic tickets to those who violate the speed laws on the island.

Click here to read the rest of the article and see more photos in the Ambergris Today


Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: Marty] #486868
02/26/14 03:22 PM
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Now! if they will just use it. The Taxis are out of control and need to be slowed down...
and that is all i have to say about that!

Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: Marty] #486873
02/26/14 04:25 PM
02/26/14 04:25 PM
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I saw them using it the other day.

Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: Marty] #486918
02/27/14 05:24 AM
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On the mainland too and now have breathalyzers donated from Norway traffic dept is trained to use

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Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: Marty] #486937
02/27/14 08:32 AM
02/27/14 08:32 AM
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I could probably look it up but I'm chronically lazy. What is the blood alcohol threshold in Belize?

Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: Marty] #486940
02/27/14 09:33 AM
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0.08


If you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns.
A bullet fired,cannot be called back.
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Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: Marty] #486942
02/27/14 10:13 AM
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Does the .08 apply to golf carts?


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Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: CrackOfDawn] #486945
02/27/14 10:24 AM
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Good God, I hope not.

Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: Marty] #486951
02/27/14 11:37 AM
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I swear I saw a policeman South of San Pedro with what looked like a radar gun - both in June and October last year? Since the article seems to indicate this is a first - I wonder what that weird hand held device they pointed at vehicles was doing =)

Re: SP Traffic Department Now Equipped with Speed Guns [Re: Marty] #486971
02/27/14 03:48 PM
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Can I have a million US please?


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