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Police getting more unmarked vehicles to snag speeders

PDs say some of the worst speeders often spot marked cars and avoid hefty fines that would change their behavior


By Larry Copeland
USA TODAY

FARGO, ND — Speeders, beware: That innocent-looking Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Fusion or SUV you're about to blow past just might be the law.

In their effort to reduce speeding — a factor in nearly one-third of all highway deaths — state and local police agencies around the USA increasingly are using unmarked patrol cars, sports cars and even "ghost" cruisers with obscured markings.

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