One of the nation's most notorious speed trap towns is on lawmakers' radar, reports CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave. Small towns often use money from speeding tickets to help pay their bills, and the AAA believes some of those citations are a form of policing for profit. Federal legislation has been proposed to stop towns from profiting from speed traps, but it faces fierce opposition from municipalities.
One 2-mile stretch of Interstate 295 in Hopewell, Virginia, is dubbed "The Million-Dollar Mile."(Read Full Article Here)