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DUI case reveals accuracy issue with LIDAR detector


The Chicago Sun-Times

SKOKIE, Ill. — A Skokie lawyer's challenge of a speeding ticket that also led to his client being charged with DUI may finally provide the test case that will restore some sanity to how accused speeders are treated in Chicago's Traffic Court.

George Livas says he intends to dispute evidence from the LIDAR speed detection equipment that Chicago Police used in stopping a Chicago man accused of driving 103 mph on a city expressway in November 2005.

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