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Re: Depends (archive)

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Posted by Devon Davis on February 07, 2000 at 10:19:49:

In Reply to: Depends posted by RichC on February 07, 2000 at 09:53:32:

I have a friend who is a reserve officer. He has said they have tried the lasers on just about every part of car and the only place that seems to work is the license plate.

Unfortunately this technology seems to be inproving quickly. What works today my not work tomorrow.

I'm guessing they go around the license plate? That's the single most reflective surface on your car. C&D also found that removal of the front license plate reduced your detection range by about 1/2. Strippign off chome and using a black, dull car further reduced detection range to a point where it was unlikely that they would get a lock on you (assuming you had the IR lights on the car) before you had a chance to slow down (after your laser detector went off).

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