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Louisvillians aren't really the best drivers, though I've seen worse in other states, but be ready for the fast lane, slow cruisers. Police like to be undercover here, so watch out for them. Some of the cars to watch out for:
Green Camero with dark windows,
Red Camero,
White Camero, with the Louisville Police design on the sides. The number of this car is 748, located on the left side of the rear bumper.
I have seen a maroon undercover car
Crown Victorias of colors: White, Tan, other...
I'll have more on this soon, including places to watch for police.

Watch for police at the following places.
Watterson Expressway:
In the center medians, many times under bridges or on the downswing of hills.

Gene Snyder:
Near the bridge over LaGrange Road.
Under the Old Henry Road bridge.

I haven't seen many here, but they'd hang out along the center median.

I haven't seen many inside of the Gene Snyder, but I'm sure they're there. Northwards towrads Cincy, anywhere, it varies, but generally hidden behind bushes, or even out in the open on a turn-around.

In the city, cops hide at times on side roads, hoping to catch you going fast in 35 zones.


In general, I have seen cops patrolling 42, making U-turns and driving up and down waiting for the right person to make the wrong move. So, while many go 60 mph, as it is easy to do, try to keep it down.

At the Holiday Manor Shopping Center and Northfield area, watch for cops. The speed limit is 35, and they enforce it.

Nearing Prospect, slow down. The police here are strict, and seem to enjoy giving big tickets.

Yes, police are police, and they like to give tickets for people that speed, but I think in general, Louisville's police are decent. I have a few friends in the department and they are all great guys.
Again, more later!

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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