Local police could soon be allowed to use radar guns

A bill in the Pennsylvania legislature could soon put radar technology in the hands of local police. The Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee was scheduled to vote on the bill today. Pennsylvania law allows state police to use radar guns to enforce speed limits, but not local police. Subscribe to WPXI: https://on.wpxi.com/YouTube Connect with WPXI online: https://www.wpxi.com/ Download our FREE apps: https://wpxiapps.com/

PITTSBURGH — A bill in the Pennsylvania legislature could soon put radar technology in the hands of local police.

The Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee was scheduled to vote on the bill today.

Pennsylvania law allows state police to use radar guns to enforce speed limits, but not local police.

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No other state prevents local police from using radar.

In the video above, Channel 11's Aaron Martin tells us how local police have to resort to using stop watches to slow down speeders and why some drivers are concerned what this change could lead to.

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