CHP TO USE RADAR TO NAB SCOFFLAWS.Byline: Bhavna Mistry Daily News Staff Writer
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A state law enforcement organization whose police officers patrol the public highways. officers will begin using radar to catch speeding motorists in a west Palmdale neighborhood after numerous speeders were witnessed by a Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. County survey team.
The radar enforcement is expected to begin within 60 days along Avenue O between 10th Street West and 30th Street West, where the speed limit is 55 miles per hour.
``There was a sufficient number of speeders to cause concern,'' said Dennis Morefield, a spokesman for the county Department of Public Works public works
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Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to authorize the CHP CHP Chapter
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State law requires that local government officials must specifically authorize the use of radar by the Highway Patrol to catch speeders.
The CHP in the past has been authorized to use radar on a number of Antelope Valley This article is about the Los Angeles County region. For the census-designated place in Wyoming, see Antelope Valley-Crestview, Wyoming.
The Antelope Valley roads, including Pearblossom Highway and sections of Sierra Highway Sierra Highway is a road in Southern California, United States. It runs from Tunnel Station near the north limit of the City of Los Angeles, where it intersects with San Fernando Road and Foothill Boulevard, as well as Interstate 5, and continues north to Mojave, mostly paralleling . Sheriff's deputies routinely use radar on streets inside the Palmdale and Lancaster city limits.
``The CHP can't use radar in some of these areas unless we sanction it,'' Morefield said.
County officials said CHP officials requested the use of radar on the roadway out of concern for public safety in pursuing speeders with conventional enforcement techniques.
Use of the radar is expected to significantly reduce the potential for accidents along the route, officials said.