D.C. named city with 5th most speed traps

WASHINGTON – It’s another dubious distinction for Washington, D.C.

The city has been named number 5 on a list of cities with the most speed traps and red light cameras in the United States by the site Trapster.

Trapster is an app and website that allows users to report speed traps, police activity and other driving hazards to other users.

POI Factory, a site which tracks the number of enforcement cameras across the United States, says there are 351 cameras in the D.C. area.

The company compiled the list of most speed trap happy cities by analyzing the number of reports users submitted over 30 days.

Here’s the full list:

  1. New York City
  2. Los Angeles
  3. Houston, Texas
  4. Las Vegas, Nev.
  5. Washington, D.C.
  6. St. Louis, Mo.
  7. Orlando, Fla
  8. Chicago, Ill.
  9. Colorado Springs , Colo
  10. Austin, Texas

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